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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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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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hinkelman

Date

May 5, 2016 04:15 PM CDT

Description

Jefferson Barracks Park

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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friel

Date

May 5, 2016 01:24 PM CDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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belinday

Date

July 8, 2015 12:43 PM PDT

Description

I also have two adorable videos of it.

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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swampy

Date

May 3, 2016

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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ryanandrews

Date

May 22, 2015

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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miche

Date

April 29, 2016 04:40 PM EDT

Description

Seen near a parking deck, foraging for food, later ran off into a small patch of trees. Brown coat, short ears and legs, bushy tail, larger amount of body fat.

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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iveirizarry

Date

April 30, 2016 05:59 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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fishinmcguire

Date

April 30, 2016 06:18 AM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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att5124

Date

March 12, 2016

Description

Disappeared shortly after observed.

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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evan_houlahan

Date

April 29, 2016 12:54 PM ADT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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bwhite39

Date

March 26, 2016 06:39 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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bill-blauvelt

Date

April 28, 2016
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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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