Gateway Gazette

Oldest Marmot in Captivity Passes Away

(Calgary Zoo)
(Calgary Zoo)

Calgary Zoo (January 2016) – Harriet our 14 year old Vancouver Island marmot passed away during hibernation from liver cancer that had spread to her lungs. She was the oldest Vancouver Island marmot in captivity and the last remaining founders for the captive breeding program. She has left a special legacy and will be missed by animal care staff that cared for her.

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