Baby Marmot

Baby Marmot

A group of Yellow-Bellied Marmots live near the end of the roadway to our house. Upon returning from a morning trip to find a trailhead, this is the scene which greeted me.

The baby marmot reaching to touch his mother's face was just too cute for words - only a picture could tell the story. Take a look at the "original" size photo to get a really good look.
© Mike Hoyt, 23may07
Michael Hoyt
on May 23, 2007 1:52 pm
Image Type(s): Wildlife
Image ID: 295464


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PeterCorneliusSpaeth - May 23, 2007 2:03 pm - Voted 10/10

Simply cute !

And nice DOF regarding the photography
(worth clicking for the enlarged version) !
Best regards, Peter.

Michael Hoyt

Michael Hoyt - May 25, 2007 11:26 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Simply cute !

Thanks for the compliment, Peter. You must be a photographer; otherwise it’s unlikely you would recognize my use of DOF. I was shooting with a Nikkor 300mm F4 (wide open) mounted on a Nikon D80 (effective 450mm) when I got this frame.



PeterCorneliusSpaeth - May 29, 2007 5:47 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Simply cute !

Just restartet with photography.
450mm helps ;-)

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - May 23, 2007 8:08 pm - Voted 10/10

Awwww :)

Adorable and a heart-warming scene :)) Thanks for adding it to the album. Cheers.

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