Y is for Yellow-Bellied Marmot
A lot of people think this is a groundhog or woodchuck. The Yellow-Bellied Marmot is very closely related to the groundhog that is common in the eastern United States.
Did You Know?
The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.