Yellow-Bellied Marmot: The Woes of the Lowly Rockchuck
by Toynutz | 24th of April, 2009
Rockchucks (Marmota flaviventris), also known as Yellow-Bellied Marmots, have gotten a bad rap, but maybe they deserve it. These large (10-15 pound) furry rodents typically make their communal homes in rocky embankments and rockpiles, hence their name. In Central Oregon,...