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whistle-pig The groundhog (Marmota monax), also known as a woodchuck, whistle-pig, or in some areas as a land-beaver, is a rodent of the family Sciuridae, belonging to the group of large ground squirrels known as marmots.  Groundhog,Marmota monax,animal,mammal,nature,rodent,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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The groundhog (Marmota monax), also known as a woodchuck, whistle-pig, or in some areas as a land-beaver, is a rodent of the family Sciuridae, belonging to the group of large ground squirrels known as marmots.

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The groundhog , also known as a woodchuck, whistle-pig, or land-beaver in some areas, 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 groundhog 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 are found as far north as Alaska, with their.. more

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Uploaded Dec 10, 2012. Captured Aug 7, 2009 22:37.
  • NIKON D40
  • f/8.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO400
  • 200mm