Alpine marmot couple wait for their turn, video


This 2016 video shows an Alpine marmot couple waiting for their turn, in the Karwendel mountains in Austria.

Thim Kooijman made this video.

What effects does climate change have on the genetic diversity of living organisms? In a new study, researchers studied the genome of the alpine marmot. Results were unexpected: the species was found to be the least genetically diverse of any wild mammal studied to date. The alpine marmot has lost its genetic diversity during ice-age related climate events and been unable to recover its diversity since: here.

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