And the answer is ' a marmot', clear as mud right?? FYI just a wee link to Wikipedia
CONGRATULATIONS to Melinda of http://melindasfabricfancies.blogspot.com/ your name was first out of the hat and you are the lucky winner of the German scrap.
On this ocassion I've decided to send a small bonus prize to Angelika of http://dragonquilts.blogspot.com/f for her throughly comprehensive answer! (I promise to send you something other than German scrap which I'm sure you have plenty of!)
Please me your addy's offline and I'll get those things in the post.
Thank you to everyone who took part! I always love doing these!