Accompany Kids to Grow

As a real ride-on drift car, this licensed 24V Lamborghini STO vehicle with working LED lights and sounds is a popular gift for kids aged 3-8 years to cultivate motor skills and drifting ability.

Keep Your Little Driver Safe

Made of premium PP and iron, this battery-powered motorized vehicle is sturdy to hold a toddler within 88 lbs. 4 wear-proof tires and an adjustable safety belt ensure stable and safe driving outdoors.  

Let Kids Learn by Playing

Designed with inbuilt music and a USB port, this sporty toy car allows you to play favorite tunes and educational materials for a beneficial atmosphere while your kid is driving forward and back.


Double Fun with Remote Control

Kids can easily run the drift car by the start button, foot pedal and steering wheel for about 1 hour while the parent can override the toy car via the remote control for maximum safety.



Alpine Marmots have plump and sturdy bodies, with their body mass changing drastically from one season to another. Their fur color ranges from a mixture of blond, reddish and dark gray. These animals are excellent diggers, and can penetrate soil that is hard to work with a pickaxe. Up to nine months of the year is spent in hibernation.


Alpine Marmots occur in central as well as southern Europe, living in the Alps, Carpathians, the Pyrenees, Tatras, and the northern Apennines in Italy. Their habitat is typically sub-alpine and alpine meadows and pastures of 800 to 3,200m in altitude, where they live in colonies in rocky areas in alluvial soil in deep burrow systems.


Alpine Marmots are herbivores and eat mostly blossoms and leaves. Sometimes they eat grain, worms, insects, and spiders.


Habits and Lifestyle

Alpine Marmots are diurnal and live within family groups of a pair of parents with usually 10-20 offspring. Young marmots are very playful, and individuals of all ages care for one another by grooming, and participate in nose to nose greetings. Alpine Marmots are friendly with their family members but are hostile towards strangers entering their territory. Females are particularly ferocious when guarding their territory, which they mark by smearing secretions from cheek glands onto trees and rocks. Their underground burrows are passed down through the generations of one family. The burrows have 8-10ft tunnels leading to a large room called a den, which is where, in the winter, the whole family hibernates. Around October, they enter the burrow and close up the entrance with grass and hay. Once every 10 or so days, they wake up for a brief period, which brings their temperature up and prevents them from freezing.

Mating Habits

Alpine Marmots are usually monogamous, mating with the same partner more than once. Within one family group, the dominant pair is the only one that regularly mates and produces young, the dominant pair suppressing the reproductive functions of any subordinate animals. These marmots mate a few days after coming out of hibernation, in May. They do not necessarily reproduce each year, this depending on the dominant female’s weight after hibernation. Gestation lasts for about 34 days. Litters can number 1 to 7. The hair of the young starts to grow from when they are 5 days old and their eyes open when they are about 23 days old. The mother keeps the young hidden in burrows and they do not exit until after weaning, when they are about 40 days old. Alpine Marmots reach maturity at about 2 years old.

The Alpine Marmot Spreads Into the Catalan Pyrenees

Researchers from the Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF) and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) have demonstrated, using a map of the potential distribution, the alpine marmot’s capacity for adaptation in the fields of the Pyrenees. Its quick proliferation makes it a successful example of species introduction.

At the end of the Pleistocene (10,000 years ago), the increase in temperatures brought an end to the alpine marmot (Marmota marmota) in the Pyrenees, but between 1950 and 1988, the French government introduced around 400 specimens into the Pyrenees. The first appearances in Spain date back to 1962-1964 in the valley of Otal (Huesca).

“As an herbivore that lives in colonies, its impact on the flora of the alpine and subalpine fields can be significant. In addition, it can be a key competitor for other herbivores that it coexists with, like the ptarmigan”, Bernat Claramunt, main author and researcher in CREAF and in UAB, explains to SINC adding that the impact on the ptarmigan is “very low”.

But to determine the magnitude of the direct or indirect effects of the presence of the alpine marmot on the alpine community, the team of scientists from CREAF-UAB, together with the association for environmental studies LUTRA, has ascertained the potential extent of the expansion of this species.

The results, published in Ethology Ecology and Evolution, are visualised on a map showing the potential distribution of the species in the Catalan Pyrenees. In this way, the marmot could occupy all the alpine and subalpine fields of the Pyrenees. In addition, “it is capable of occupying abandoned fields at altitudes lower than its optimum altitudinal level for distribution”, points out the Catalan scientist.

The alpine marmot is the largest rodent mammal in Europe. According to some estimates made in 2000, the population is more than 10,000 specimens. Other studies carried out in CREAF-UAB also suggest that “the presence of the alpine marmot favours the biodiversity of the Pyrenees”, the researcher highlights.

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