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Groundhog ToDay

Another sign of spring was sitting at the edge of a field in Thompson Park today. He didn’t move much as we walked by, probably still lethargic from his long winter’s snooze. (Earlier post about woodchucks.)

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The Wonderful World of Woodchucks

This area is chock full of ‘chucks. Woodchucks, groundhogs, whistle pigs, root hogs, Marmota monax; call them what you will. This is ‘Edgy’, so named because he lives at the edge of one of the open fields of the park. … Continue reading

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