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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Family: Sciuridae Genus: Marmota Species: Marmota monax
Woodchucks are a type of marmot, and are also known as groundhogs. The name woodchuck comes from a Cree Indian word, wuchak, used to identify several different animals of similar size and color, including other marmots... More »


The groundhog (Marmota monax), also known as a woodchuck, or whistlepig, is a rodent of the family Sciuridae, belonging to the group of large ground squirrels  ...


Groundhogs, or woodchucks, are large rodents known for their burrowing habits and destructive behavior. Get to know more about groundhogs including what ...


Feb 16, 2017 ... Groundhogs, also called woodchucks, are large rodents known traditionally as weather forecasters.


Jan 13, 2011 ... The groundhog, also known as the woodchuck or the mouse bear (because it looks like a miniature bear ... Students and Nature Wildlife Facts ...


Jan 31, 2014 ... So in honor of Groundhog Day, we dug up some little-known facts about these annual celebrities. 1. They're related to squirrels. Groundhogs ...


Feb 1, 2017 ... A lot of us probably don't give much thought to groundhogs until February 2 rolls around each year, but here are some things you might not ...


Click here for more animal facts. Groundhogs are also known as woodchucks or whistle-pigs. They are rodents and are the largest animal in the squirrel family.



Jan 31, 2017 ... groundhog-day-facts. ... Groundhog Day is February 2 of every year. The lore goes like this: The groundhog emerges from hibernation in its ...