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Groundhog (aka woodchuck, whistlepig)

Marmota monax


Possible bot fly (parasite) under skin at its forehead (I read groundhogs get 'warbles' like squirrels.)


City park in downtown, along side the James River.


Observed it eating clover. It was Incredibly tolerant of walkers at the park, who stopped to point and called it a beaver (?!).

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1 Comment

maplemoth662 3 years ago

Five, very pretty photos....a very cute Groundhog....

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Richmond City, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Apr 3, 2018
Submitted on Apr 4, 2018

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