Updated: July 10, 2009 5:44 AM
A rare Vancouver Island marmot was recently trapped in Port Alberni, and it’s the first time one has been captured here, one official said.
Local residents Janine and Jerry Linning were hiking near Earth Land and Sea on Ship Creek Road on June 22, when they saw something they hadn’t encountered outdoors before.
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An endangered Vancouver Island Marmot has been captured in the Alberni Valley after residents spotted it at a nursery on Ship Creek Road.