Definition of Marmota caligata
1. Noun. Large North American mountain marmot.
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Literary usage of Marmota caligata
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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington, Smithsonian Institution (1908)
"Marmota caligata (Eschscholtz). HOARY MARMOT. One specimen, a very fine old female, killed on the Peters Glacier, one of the few good adults of this species ..."
2. The Wilderness of the North Pacific Coast Islands: A Hunter's Experiences by Charles Sheldon (1912)
"... and marmots (Marmota caligata). The mink and weasel, both abundant in Hinchinbrook Island, do not exist on Montague Island. ..."
3. Through the Mackenzie Basin: A Narrative of the Athabasca and Peace River by Charles Mair, Roderick Ross MacFarlane (1908)
"HOARY MARMOT—Marmota caligata (Eschscholtz). This species is decidedly more abundant than A. monax canadensis in portions of the north country, ..."
4. American Marten, Fisher, Lynx, and Wolverine: Survey Methods for Their Detection by William J. Zielinski, Thomas E. Kucera (1998)
"... such as ground squirrels and hoary marmots (Marmota caligata) in the snow-free months for later use and excavate them from winter burrows (Gardner 1985; ..."