Distribution. Himalayan mountains of Nepal, parts of India, and parts of Tibet.
The Himalayan marmot is one of the highest living mammals in the world. Himalayan marmots are found from 4000 m to the upper edge of the vegetated zone (ca 5500 m) in the mountains of Nepal, parts of India, and parts of Tibet. A subspecies of the Himalayan marmot, M. himalyana robusta, is one of the largest marmots and may weigh over 6 kg.
Virtually nothing is known about this species who goes by the common name "Tibetan snow pig".
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