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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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aidangowland

Date

May 24, 2015 02:01 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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rovertek

Date

August 20, 2007

Description

Marmot at the park in Ottawa, Canada.

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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erikamitchell

Date

May 22, 2015 01:10 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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tienglander

Date

May 3, 2015

Description

solitary groundhog or woodchuck, wild

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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amandaandmike

Date

May 18, 2015 12:23 PM EDT

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Groundhog Marmota monax

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heatherrainbow

Date

April 11, 2015

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woodchuck Marmota monax

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chicubs69

Date

June 29, 2014

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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ligraceshen

Date

May 18, 2015 07:10 PM EDT

Description

I just saw a groundhog!!!! It's really cute!!! I threw some popcorns around his hole to attract him....

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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drdon

Date

May 17, 2015 10:55 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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drdon

Date

May 16, 2015 05:20 PM EDT

Description

Grazing on a lawn

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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coreyjlange

Date

May 18, 2006

Place

Lenox, IA (Google, OSM)

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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markham

Date

May 15, 2015 04:14 PM EDT
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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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