By: Betty Chu
The sun is finally shining. The air is warming up. And, we finally sprung forward over the weekend! Can you feel Spring right around the corner?! Well, we aren't the only ones eager for the changing seasons -- here's a roundup of animals that may be excited more than we are. Try to guess who's who!
1. It's Everyone's Favorite Marmot
These guys in the marmot family spend most of the winters asleep. Their heart rate can fall from 250 beats per minute to less than ten. On occasion, while hibernating, one may pop awake to check air temps ... You may have not been the happiest with one of the more famous marmots just last month. WHAT ANIMAL IS THIS? Click on the video below for the answer.
2. When Mobs Have Spring Babies
They're small mammals in the mongoose family. A group of them may be referred to as a "gang" or "mob." You may remember these adorable friends from Animal Planet TV history ... WHAT ANIMAL IS THIS? Click on the video below for the answer and witness an amazing animal moment.