Yellow-bellied Marmot - Marmota flaviventris

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    These large rodents can be found with a bit of searching at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park in southern Alberta. They like to sun themselves on the flat hoodoo tops, soaking up the warmth.

    Jamuudsen, ~T.J~, nanoslam, and 5 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Nuao [deleted] 32 months ago | reply

      It's looking quite... flat there! Absolutely love how it's just laying like that. Makes for an interesting shot! Great details (that's some big teeth it's got there) and gorgeous colours! I quite like the light reflecting in its eye.

    2. Paul B Jones 32 months ago | reply

      Flat and fat, happily sunning itself on top of a big rock!

    3. Jamuudsen 32 months ago | reply

      Slouching-on-Stone Provincial park would be equally apt.

    4. Isabel Fagg 32 months ago | reply

      Very nice and relaxed :)

    5. Paul B Jones 32 months ago | reply

      Yeah, the Marmot is putting the park into provincial park!

    6. ~T.J~ 32 months ago | reply

      great pose, wonderful shot!

    7. Paul B Jones 32 months ago | reply

      Thanks so much.

    8. YawningDog 32 months ago | reply

      How adorable!

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