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Photo: So many marmots

Posted: July 7, 2013 - 12:09am
A Hoary Marmot alerts along the Granite Creek Basin Trail on Friday. There are three types of marmots in Alaska. The Woodchuck Marmot is the smallest at about 5-pounds, the Alaska Marmot is around 10-pounds and 24-inches and the largest is the Hoary Marmot with an average weight of 19-pounds and 28-inches.  KLAS STOLPE | JUNEAU EMPIRE
KLAS STOLPE | JUNEAU EMPIRE
A Hoary Marmot alerts along the Granite Creek Basin Trail on Friday. There are three types of marmots in Alaska. The Woodchuck Marmot is the smallest at about 5-pounds, the Alaska Marmot is around 10-pounds and 24-inches and the largest is the Hoary Marmot with an average weight of 19-pounds and 28-inches.

A Hoary Marmot alerts along the Granite Creek Basin Trail on Friday. There are three types of marmots in Alaska. The Woodchuck Marmot is the smallest at about 5-pounds, the Alaska Marmot is around 10-pounds and 24-inches and the largest is the Hoary Marmot with an average weight of 19-pounds and 28-inches.

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