The analysis of historical data on the the bobak marmot distribution and failed attempts to reacclimatize the species in the right-bank Ukraine are presented. The article also informs about finding in Mykolaiv Region a colony of the the bobak marmot which history dates back to 1988.
Ellobius talpinus was supposed to become extinct from the westernbank of the river Dnipro. Aft er 50 years the species was found again in Dnipropetrovsk and Kherson Region. The brief description of the current distribution of the northern mole vole to the west of the Dnipro is given. Altogether 11 localities were found. The rediscovered populations may be treated as endangered in the region.