Daniel T. Blumstein


I was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Systematics and Ecology at the University of Kansas when colleagues at KU and I put together The Marmot Burrow in 1995.  I've studied behavioral and ecological questions with golden, alpine, yellow-bellied, hoary, Olympic, Vancouver Island, and steppe marmots. As well, I've tried to study the largely silent groundhog. Now I'm an Associate Professor at UCLA focusing mostly on yellow-bellied marmots with additional conservation-behavior work on Vancouver Island marmots. If you've got photos, sounds, or information for the 'Burrow, feel free to contact me.

Blumstein lab at UCLA

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