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

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Recent observations

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

jlaur954

Date

February 5, 2016 04:30 PM EST

Description

It appears that it got hit by a car on North Bear Creek Road, Asheville, NC. It also appears that it's head and tail is missing,it looks like other animals have eaten it. I'm having difficulty identifying but it could be a groundhog.

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

February 2, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Happy Groundhog Day!

Wilbur the Whistlepig made his/her first appearance of the year today. Coincidence? I think not...

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

kimberly10

Date

July 31, 2014 05:06 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

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jbmaterick

Date

February 1, 2016 11:18 AM EST

Description

Burrow

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

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floydreed

Date

June 27, 2014

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

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falcon427

Date

May 4, 2014

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

dmh

Date

June 24, 2006

Place

Ely, MN (Google, OSM)

Description

Family of woodchucks/groundhogs living on the grounds of the Kawishiwi Field Lab off of Hwy 1 south of Birch Lake

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

lizlovesnature

Date

April 24, 2015

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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ado2987

Date

May 19, 2015 06:43 PM EDT

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

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bennypoo

Date

June 2, 2013 02:00 PM EDT

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

codytheawesome2

Date

June 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

codytheawesome2

Date

June 12, 2015
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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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