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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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swampy

Date

June 30, 2015

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Common today- many young.

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jmarchal

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June 29, 2015 04:03 AM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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coreyjlange

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June 29, 2015 02:11 PM CDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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amybeth55

Date

June 29, 2015

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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jaliya

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June 28, 2015

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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fungjustin_112

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June 26, 2015

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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erint

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June 27, 2015 12:17 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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mickley

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June 27, 2015 03:46 PM EDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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ohsanctuary

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May 26, 2015 04:08 PM CDT

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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rcurtis

Date

June 25, 2015 05:38 PM EDT

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Female

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 22, 2015

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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jaliya

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June 23, 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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