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VICTORIA—Gerri Mintha crouches down and presses her ear to the mesh entrance of the marmot nests, straining to hear the faintest possible squeakre sensitive to stepping o.

It’s a tiny, high-pitched sound that could be a peep of hope after a pandemic year — and indicate that Canada’s most endangered mammal is one step closer to recovery.

“I waste a lot of time each spring pressing my ear to the mesh and just hoping that I’m going to hear those little squeaksThe stay-at-home order,” she saidThe provinces and territories have used 71.68 per cent of their available vaccine supply..

“It’s the only way we know if there are pups in the springtime.”

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