It’s Groundhog Day and the furry, kind-of-cute groundhog is in the news.
Groundhogs clearly aren’t related to pigs or hogs—so what exactly are they?
The groundhog (also known as a woodchuck or Eastern Marmot) is actually a large, ground-dwelling rodent and is part of family of ground squirrels known as marmots.
Groundhogs are lowland creatures and are common in the northeastern and central United States, found as far north as eastern…
Added by GrannyMoon on February 1, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments