Apparently cuteness is one of the dangerous outcomes of climate change. The Telegraph is reporting that warmer summers mean giant-sized marmots are becoming plentiful in America's Rocky Mountains. Paging Syfy Original Movies! Giant marmot invasion! [via Telegraph]
I saw a big ass marmot in Yellowstone this week. I was hanging around our cabin looking for food. They are these impressively large creatures that chirp like little baby birds. He was not at all afraid of people, which to me made him kinda scary. I like my wildlife as skittish about me as I am about them.