That One Time I Got Chewed On By A Marmot

True story. It’s in Canada it all happens.

Went hiking with some friends in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park near Nelson, BC, last week when we bumped into this little fella on a meadow about two hours from civilization. We soon realized he didn’t know much about fear as came up real close to check us out. I sat down in the grass to take some photos. Then his attention rapidly shifted from my friends onto me and he came up to sniff at my lens before jumping up on my leg to start chewing on my bare skin. I was like “eh, dude?” and hastidly ended our short but intense relationship.

The say don’t feed the wildlife but I didn’t realize my right thigh counted as marmot food.. my bad.

One comment on “That One Time I Got Chewed On By A Marmot

  1. Haha at least you got to see some form of wildlife! I camped at Joffre Lakes (near Pemberton) and I saw NOTHING. No bear, no deer, no fish. It was disappointing, but the glacial lakes made up for it. Awesome photos by the way!

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