Alpine marmot (Marmota marmota)

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Alpine marmot fact file

Alpine marmot description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilySciuridae
GenusMarmota (1)

Information on the Alpine marmot is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

French
Marmotte Des Alpes.
Spanish
Marmota Alpina.
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Alpine marmot status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

Subspecies Marmota marmota marmota, M. m. latirostris (1) .

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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Glossary

Subspecies
A population usually restricted to a geographical area that differs from other populations of the same species, but not to the extent of being classified as a separate species.
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Alpine marmot feeding

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