…see if you can fight off the urge. Marmots are large rodents with (evidently) lots of yucky germs in their innards. At least that’s what one couple found out when they the raw innards (a ‘home remedy’ practice said to be good for your health). They were both dead a week later from a disease often referred to as “the plague.” Bottom line: Let’s *cook* those marmots next time you want to try them.