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

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Recent observations

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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skrentnyjeff

Date

May 8, 2014 09:52 AM CDT

Description

Woodchuck or "Ground Hog" (Marmota monax) LaBagh Woods Chicago Cook County IL May 2014 Jeff Skrentny IMG_3440

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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kaileyeroller

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October 15, 2016 01:24 PM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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kburke

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November 30, 2016

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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lmcunn20

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November 27, 2016 02:50 PM EST

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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belyykit

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April 7, 2012 04:22 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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belyykit

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April 14, 2012 03:43 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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jeffcramer

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June 4, 2016 03:55 PM CDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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belyykit

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June 16, 2012 01:20 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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mkosiewski

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August 2, 2016 09:15 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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srall

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November 14, 2016 01:49 PM EST

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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baller11

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October 12, 2016 03:45 PM HST

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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alan_b5

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November 9, 2016 04:12 PM EST
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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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