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  • English
    • Woodchuck
    • Groundhog
    • whistle-pig
  • Scientific Names
    • Marmota monax
  • French
    • marmotte commune

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Recent observations

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Groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

maractwin

Date

August 16, 2014 03:02 PM EDT

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Groundhog Marmota monax

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maractwin

Date

August 16, 2014 03:03 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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kjhurme

Date

August 16, 2014 12:30 PM EDT

Description

Road kill

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groundhog Marmota monax

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speiden

Date

August 14, 2014 05:45 PM EDT

Description

tracks

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groundhog Marmota monax

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speiden

Date

August 14, 2014 05:47 PM EDT

Description

tracks of all four feet

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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riversedge

Date

August 13, 2014 12:42 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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kylejones

Date

August 9, 2014 10:11 AM EDT

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Groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

goldeagle60

Date

August 7, 2014 08:21 AM EDT

Description

Large brownish rodent.

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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drfish

Date

August 4, 2014 03:00 PM CDT

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groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

feeding on cow's vetch and flowers

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Groundhog Marmota monax

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nvarvel

Date

June 16, 2012

Place

Swope Park (Google, OSM)

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groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

coachwhipbooks

Date

July 11, 2014
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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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