Himalayan Marmots...or Naked Ewoks?
Meet the goundhog's cousin, the Himalayan marmot. These delightful rodents liven in high alpine meadows of the Himalayan mountains, where they while away their summer days fattening up on a diet of grasses and wildflowers (and apparently hanging out taking handouts from Buddhist monks).
Take a closer look, though. The geek in me can't help but see a bunch of naked Ewoks. Imaging them with leather head wraps and brandishing spears and I think you'll see it too. Yub nub!
Photo via iNature Facebook page.
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