Long-tailed marmot

Long-tailed marmot

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Marmota caudata
WEIGHT
8-9 kg

The long-tailed marmot or golden marmot is a marmot species in the family Sciuridae. It occurs in mountainous regions in the central parts of Asia where it lives in open or lightly wooded habitats, often among rocks where dwarf junipers grow. It is IUCN Red Listed as Least Concern. As suggested by its name, it is a relatively long-tailed species of marmot.

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Di

Diurnal

Fo

Folivore

He

Herbivore

Te

Terrestrial

Vi

Viviparous

Bu

Burrowing

Mo

Monogamy

So

Social

No

Not a migrant

Hi

Hibernating

L

starts with

Climate zones

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
30 to 35 days
BABY CARRYING
4 to 5

References

1. Long-tailed marmot Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-tailed_marmot
2. Long-tailed marmot on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/12825/111931601

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