Himalayan marmot (Marmota himalayana)
|Also known as:||Karakoram Marmot|
|Spanish:||Marmota Del Himalaya|
- One of the highest altitude-dwelling mammals in the world, Himalayan marmots can be found at elevations of up to 5,000 m.
- Himalayan marmots dig deep burrows that the colony hibernates in over winter.
Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (March, 2010)