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    • Woodchuck
    • Groundhog
    • whistle-pig
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    • Marmota monax
  • French
    • marmotte commune

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Woodchuck (Marmota monax) Marmota monax

Observer

meganryank

Date

March 26, 2015 01:27 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

akruger90

Date

March 25, 2015 01:10 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

cwwood

Date

June 9, 2006 12:28 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

susanelliott

Date

March 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

brianw

Date

May 12, 2011

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

elviradelange

Date

March 17, 2015 02:41 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

March 16, 2015

Description

I bet this guy/gal just emerged from hibernation!

Photos / Sounds

What

Groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

byzantinenature

Date

March 9, 2015

Description

On the trail 2 boardwalk, I hope this guy is a sign that Spring is finally here.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

scottking

Date

May 15, 2011 11:16 AM CDT

Description

Groundhog
photo through car windshield
Maplewood State Park
Pelican Rapids, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 18, 2009 09:00 AM EDT

Description

We feed more than just House Finches!
18 Jul 2009.
Watergate Dr, Langhorne, Bucks Co, PA.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

August 30, 2010 07:07 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

speiden

Date

December 20, 2014 11:43 AM EST

Description

hole and marking

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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