Saving the Vancouver Island Marmot
The Vancouver Island marmot is one of the rarest mammals in the world.
Presently the population of Vancouver Island marmots stands between 300 and 400.
It is larger than other marmots – measuring 65 to 70 centimeters (from nose to tail) and weighing 4.5 to 7 kilograms — and is found in the mountainous areas of Vancouver Island in western Canada
The Vancouver Island Marmot Recovery Foundation is doing everything it can to save this precious animal.