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    • Woodchuck
    • Groundhog
    • whistle-pig
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    • Marmota monax
  • French
    • marmotte commune

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

speiden

Date

January 30, 2015 12:42 PM CST

Description

burrows

Photos / Sounds

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What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 18, 2009 09:00 AM EDT

Description

We feed more than just House Finches!
18 Jul 2009.
Watergate Dr, Langhorne, Bucks Co, PA.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

August 30, 2010 07:07 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

speiden

Date

December 20, 2014 11:43 AM EST

Description

hole and marking

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

June 6, 2011 09:40 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

April 25, 2009 04:54 PM EDT

Description

Vegetable garden plants no longer showed signs of damage after this incident.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

August 11, 2008 02:53 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

July 24, 2010 01:14 PM EDT

Description

Chewing on summer squash. 20 feet inside a garden with a chicken wire fence that extends 2 feet underground and 10 above.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

crusty

Date

April 23, 2014

Description

busy road

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

molanic

Date

May 23, 2006 12:49 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Woodchuck (Marmota monax)... or bigfoot :)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

cmstinson

Date

October 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

miker

Date

September 21, 2014

Place

Dallas, GA (Google, OSM)

Description

Road kill

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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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