Screaming Marmot

Screaming Marmot

Updated Mar 22, 2017 at 05:33PM EDT by Don.

Added Nov 04, 2015 at 05:02PM EST by Don.

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Screaming Marmot is a video clip of a mountain marmot making a loud squeak while standing on a fence. The clip has been featured in many remix videos on YouTube and Vine, many of which feature dubbed screams over various music videos in a similar vein to "goat edition" remixes.

Origin

On July 14th, 2015, Instagram user @lonegoatsoap[2] uploaded a video of a marmot making a loud squeaking noise while standing upright at Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, British Columbia (shown below).




Spread

On July 25th, the video was reuploaded to YouTube,[1] where it gathered upwards of 1.3 million views and 400 comments in the next four months. On August 10th, YouTuber tooloudchannel uploaded a version of the clip dubbed with a man yelling over the marmot (shown below).



On August 27th, the original screaming marmot video was submitted to the /r/youtubehaiku[3] and /r/videos[4] subreddits. On October 15th, Viner Dank Memes uploaded a clip of the marmot mixed with the 2011 hip hop track "Guillotine" by "Death Grips": (shown below, left). On October 20th, Viner Jordan Morris uploaded a clip of the marmot dubbed with a loud screech (shown below, right).



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