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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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What

groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

feeding on cow's vetch and flowers

Photos / Sounds

What

Groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

nvarvel

Date

June 16, 2012

Place

Swope Park (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

coachwhipbooks

Date

July 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

treichard

Date

July 5, 2014 03:09 PM EDT

Description

Woodchuck

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

davidr

Date

July 3, 2014 08:42 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Date

June 26, 2014 11:55 AM EDT

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

eraskin

Date

July 4, 2014

Description

This scoundrel has been wreaking havoc in my garden. Wish it would stick to crabapples. And I'm going to need a longer zoom if I want to do much wildlife photography (not that Tubs the Groundhog is especially wild, but I still had trouble getting close enough for a clear picture).

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Woodchuck Marmota monax

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dhitchcox

Date

June 2, 2014 12:58 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

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jhooper

Date

June 26, 2014

Description

A young woodchuck sneeking into my garden.

Photos / Sounds

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What

groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

srall

Date

June 19, 2014

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No photos or sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

hy324

Date

June 22, 2014 03:11 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

hy324

Date

June 22, 2014 09:37 AM MDT
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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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