Gray marmot

Gray marmot

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Marmota baibacina
WEIGHT
4250-6500 g
LENGTH
590-805 mm

The gray marmot, grey marmot, or Altai marmot is a species of rodent in the squirrel family Sciuridae. It is one of the larger marmots in the genus Marmota. It occurs in mountainous grasslands and shrub lands of central Asia, and is one of the 9 Palearctic species. It is found in Xinjiang Province in China, southeastern Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, and in the Altai and Tien Shan Mountains in southeastern Siberia in Russia. In the Mongolian Altai, its range overlaps with that of the Tarbagan marmot. Gray marmots form social groups, live in burrows, and hibernate.

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Di

Diurnal

Fo

Folivore

He

Herbivore

Om

Omnivore

Zo

Zoochory

Fo

Fossorial

Te

Terrestrial

Vi

Viviparous

Bu

Burrowing

Mo

Monogamy

Po

Polyandry

Co

Colonial

So

Social

Hi

Hibernating

No

Not a migrant

G

starts with

Geography

Continents
Biogeographical Realms

Climate zones

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
40 days
BABY CARRYING
2 to 6

References

1. Gray marmot Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gray_marmot
2. Gray marmot on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/12829/115106596

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