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Groundhog

Marmota monax

Description:

Small brown rodent weighing about 15 lbs. This little guy was living contentedly in his burrow alongside a hippopotamus at the Dickerson Park Zoo of his own accord. :0)

Habitat:

Urban

Notes:

Also known as a whistle pig!

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Springfield, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Aug 20, 2012
Submitted on Aug 21, 2012

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