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 for leopard marmot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gopher \Go"pher\, n. [F. gaufre waffle, honeycomb. See
     Gauffer.] (Zool.)
     1. One of several North American burrowing rodents of the
        genera Geomys and Thomomys, of the family
        Geomyid[ae]; -- called also pocket gopher and pouched
        rat. See Pocket gopher, and Tucan.
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     Note: The name was originally given by French settlers to
           many burrowing rodents, from their honeycombing the
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     2. One of several western American species of the genus
        Spermophilus, of the family Sciurid[ae]; as, the gray
        gopher ({Spermophilus Franklini) and the striped gopher
        ({S. tridecemlineatus); -- called also striped prairie
        squirrel, leopard marmot, and leopard spermophile.
        See Spermophile.
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     3. A large land tortoise ({Testudo Carilina) of the Southern
        United States, which makes extensive burrows.
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     4. A large burrowing snake ({Spilotes Couperi) of the
        Southern United States.
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     Gopher drift (Mining), an irregular prospecting drift,
        following or seeking the ore without regard to regular
        grade or section. --Raymond.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Leopard \Leop"ard\ (l[e^]p"[~e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde,
     lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l['e]opard, L.
     leopardus, fr. Gr. leo`pardos; le`wn lion + pa`rdos pard. See
     Lion, and Pard.] (Zool.)
     A large, savage, carnivorous mammal ({Felis leopardus). It
     is of a yellow or fawn color, with rings or roselike clusters
     of black spots along the back and sides. It is found in
     Southern Asia and Africa. By some the panther ({Felis
     pardus) is regarded as a variety of leopard.
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     Hunting leopard. See Cheetah. 
     Leopard cat (Zool.) any one of several species or varieties
        of small, spotted cats found in Africa, Southern Asia, and
        the East Indies; esp., Felis Bengalensis.
     Leopard marmot. See Gopher, 2.
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