I bet this guy/gal just emerged from hibernation!
On the trail 2 boardwalk, I hope this guy is a sign that Spring is finally here.
photo through car windshield
Maplewood State Park
Pelican Rapids, Minnesota
We feed more than just House Finches!
18 Jul 2009.
Watergate Dr, Langhorne, Bucks Co, PA.
The groundhog (Marmota monax), also known as a woodchuck, whistle-pig, or in some areas land-beaver, is a rodent of the family Sciuridae, belonging to the group of large ground squirrels known as marmots. Other marmots, such as the yellow-bellied and hoary marmots, live in rocky and mountainous areas, but the woodchuck is a lowland creature. It is widely distributed in North America and common in the northeastern and central United States as well as Canada. Groundhogs...