Rock chucks aren't thought of in a friendly manner around here. Know formerly as Yellow-bellied Marmots, they tend to destroy property and are generally a nuisance.
However, in the Dry Canyon of Redmond, Oregon, they are in their element.
I was able to capture this critter in mid chirp as it sounded the alarm call on my approach.
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