The Marmots & Me

This is such a sweet story I just had to share!


The marmots and me: The schoolboy, 8, who has struck up a remarkable friendship with a colony of alpine animals.

They are notoriously shy around humans […] But when [they] see Matteo Walch, they scuttle to his side and show him nothing by affection. […] Matteo’s mother Michaela said: ‘Their friendship has lasted for more than four year now.’

Read the full article here.


Nose to nose: A marmot greets eight-year-old Matteo on the slopes of the Austrian Alps



Jealous: One marmot is so keen to get his attention that it has climbed up into Matteo’s lap for a cuddle


{Images via Daily Mail}


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