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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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peggyplass

Date

July 24, 2016

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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charlie

Date

July 22, 2016 08:14 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Had been eating our garden and now is being eaten by maggots. But I didn't kill it. A car did.

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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roberts89

Date

July 23, 2016 07:07 PM EDT

Description

Medium groundhog sized rodent burrowing underneath a house in Ithaca, New York on the outskirts of Cornell University.

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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smatthies

Date

July 23, 2016 08:00 AM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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beepboop

Date

July 7, 2009 04:08 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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rdm24

Date

July 23, 2016 12:11 PM ADT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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beepboop

Date

July 22, 2016 02:12 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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beepboop

Date

July 22, 2016 01:01 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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martin-hall

Date

April 13, 2016 02:30 PM HST

Description

We call these Groundhogs or Whistle Pigs, The coyotes have been very hard on the population since they moved in

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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shannon28

Date

June 14, 2016 05:35 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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jordanholaday

Date

July 14, 2016 10:25 AM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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andreafaith1993

Date

July 18, 2016 07:09 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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