Groundhog Family (Marmota monax) - photo by W. Perry Conway;  Groundhogs are also called woodchucks.  They  are a type of rodent known as a marmot, and marmots are closely related to squirrels.  They are found over all of North America. They are "true hibernators" – going into a dormant state where their body temperature and heart rate fall dramatically from late fall until late winter or early spring.

Groundhog Family (Marmota monax) - photo by W. Perry Conway; Groundhogs are also called woodchucks. They are a type of rodent known as a marmot, and marmots are closely related to squirrels. They are found over all of North America. They are "true hibernators" – going into a dormant state where their body temperature and heart rate fall dramatically from late fall until late winter or early spring.

It’s February 2nd and if you have been around these parts long YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS!!! It’s time to pull out my old Groundhogs Day talk from back in 2009. I can not believe it’s been EIGHT(8) years since I first did this call. What’s cool is that the message is EVERGREEN and I …

It’s February 2nd and if you have been around these parts long YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS!!! It’s time to pull out my old Groundhogs Day talk from back in 2009. I can not believe it’s been EIGHT(8) years since I first did this call. What’s cool is that the message is EVERGREEN and I …

Water Vole – Kent, England | Amazing Travel Pictures - Amazing Pictures, Images, Photography from Travels All Aronud the World

Water Vole – Kent, England | Amazing Travel Pictures - Amazing Pictures, Images, Photography from Travels All Aronud the World

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