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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

vilseskog

Date

April 26, 2015 07:00 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

speiden

Date

April 21, 2015 05:36 PM EDT

Description

tracks of left front and right hind feet

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

April 22, 2015 10:15 AM CDT

Description

His burrow was right next to the Metro.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

samantharose

Date

April 21, 2015 06:04 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Woodchuck (Marmota monax) Marmota monax

Observer

veggi

Date

April 19, 2015 04:28 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

groundhog Marmota monax

Observer

pleary

Date

April 19, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

b-dunc

Date

April 11, 2015 10:42 AM ADT

Place

84 Rd N (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

nicetim

Date

April 14, 2015

Place

Watoga, WV (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

randrew706

Date

April 18, 2015 02:24 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

tchristensen

Date

April 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Woodchuck (Marmota monax) Marmota monax

Observer

glenalamo

Date

April 14, 2015 09:00 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Observer

bouteloua

Date

April 15, 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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