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You can control another type of marmot besides the Brown Marmot, simply called a , when you are on the quest  by using the by a cave near Bloodmaul Camp. Note that the "Brown Marmot" become the "Marmot" when controlled by a player.
The can be found around the Borean Tundra.
Brown Marmots respawn instantly when killed to prevent the quest from becoming impossible.