We have a family of rock chucks, aka yellow-bellied marmots, aka whistling pigs, who live in a field behind our office. I haven’t seen them for a while, but today they came out to eat. They look as if they’re mowing the lawn – head down in the grass, grazing forward.
It appears we have 2 adults and 4 babies. They’re pretty skittish and I had to take the photos through a window and crop them. When they were here this morning, the whole family was there. But when I went to get my camera, the noise frightened them away. This afternoon I was ready, but only the babies came out to graze.
These critters were constantly moving so it was hard to get sharp focus.