This section is from the book "The Home Cyclopedia Of General Information", by Charles Morris. Also available from Amazon: Home Cyclopedia of Necessary Knowledge.
An animal nearly allied to the squirrels, but in form and habits more closely resembling rats and mice. Marmots are natives of the higher parts of the Alps and Pyrenees, and of Central Asia and North America.
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