Are there groundhogs in Arkansas?
Yes! I just saw one in my front yard. I wasn't sure what it was - I had to call around and ask. It was as big as my cat - kinda freaked me out!
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Getting rid of groundhogs . \nIf you don't want to kill them just call your local animal control they will most likely come pick them up. But if don't mind killing them you can throw large amount of bubble gum in their burrows when they eat it it will clog up their digestive system therefore kill…ing them. (MORE)
My baby groundhog eats bananas, apples, any fruit really. Any typeof rabbit food, leaves, lettuce, bark, and roots. But mostly fruit. The diet of a wild groundhog includes leaves, bark, roots, seeds,saplings, dandelions, cresses, violets, plantains, raspberries,blueberries, apples, cherries, pears,… watermelon, beechnuts, hay,clover, alfalfa, corn, beans, grass, snails, and insects. (MORE)
Arkansas is located in the southern region of the United States and it borders Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and the Mississippi River. The US State of Arkansas is located north of Louisiana. It borders Oklahoma and Texas in the west, and Missouri to its north. Its eastern border is with Mississipp…i and Tennessee. (MORE)
Groundhogs, scientifically know as Marmota Mona are a family oflarge rodents. As a member of the biological kingdom Mammalia theyreproduce through male fertilization, and the gestation perioduntil the female gives birth is approximately a month. During thistime the mating pair remain together. The l…itter of groundhogoffspring are a half-dozen. (MORE)
Groundhogs are not usually dangerous animals. A groundhog is goingto run and hide if it sees a human. Precaution should be taken,however, and the animal not handled because it is an animal and nottame.
Groundhogs in the wild eat succulent green plants, such as dandelion greens, clover, plantain and grasses. They also are tempted by nearby garden vegetables. At Cornell, they dine on Agway Woodchuck Chow, a similar formulation to rabbit feed but in larger-sized pellets. Woodchucks binge and purposef…ully put on weight in the summer, reaching their maximum mass in late August. They become lethargic and prepare for hibernation in October. By February, hibernating woodchucks have lost as much as half their body weight. (MORE)
Death and ensuing scandal. The original Wiarton Willie lived to the advanced age of 22, and was found dead only two days before Groundhog Day in 1999. The organizers were unable to find a replacement, and instead marked Groundhog Day by revealing "Willie" in a coffin. He had been dressed in a tuxed…o, had coins over his eyes, and a carrot between his paws. A scandal ensued when it transpired that the real Willie had in fact decomposed, and the body in the coffin was that of an older, stuffed groundhog. The Associated Press was obliged to issue a retraction on its wires (MORE)
Very, they will destroy acres of land, and their burrows are dangerous to live stock, and other farm animal, such as horses. If they step in the burrow they can break a leg, and have to be put down
Groundhogs are blind at birth but not as adults.. The climb trees to evade predators and to scout their surroundings.
There are many items on the market to kill groundhog including trapping and releasing them. I'd rather kill them outright ... after years of dealing with them, they have destroyed and chewed through my cedar fence, they destroy everything in the yard, I have a huge backyard and I no longer plant ANY…THING...these animals eat flowers, vegetables all of it...I too love animals, don't get me wrong but when groundhogs are destroying my property you better believe it's a problem...there are holes in my yard and my dogs have fallen in...I have used the poison smoke which works extremely well for the young groundhogs but you must do it at night or early evening when they are all underground enjoying a nap. I was able to kill all the young groundhogs. The adults are tough. It looks like I will be trapping those because the poison hasn't worked and besides I have dogs. I know some of you are besides yourself but unless you live in a hut with no running water and electricity and strictly eat plants and wash your hair with just water I don't want to hear it...we ALL leave a carbon footprint behind and pests are a nuisance. I assume you won't kill roaches either? (MORE)
Groundhogs can be as ferocious as other animals. This is especiallytrue if they are provoked. Like badgers and wolverines, groundhogsutilize their claws to attack or keep back predators. While theyappear docile, they can be very brutal if needed.
Yes, groundhogs do bite, and it's not something that you want to be on the receiving end of.
Groundhog's are ususally found in tropical rainforests and in antarctica.. Sometimes they are found under your bed.
the groundhog looks out his hole , if he sees his shadow there will be six more weeks of winter.
Most groundhogs live in rocky and mountainous areas. There are also those that are low land creatures. Being one of the few species that hibernate, groundhogs usually build burrows in wooded or brushy areas that is dug below the frost line for them to remain at a stable temperature well above freezi…ng during the winter months. (MORE)
it is a European "culture" and people follow it here because we have descendants over in usa. the groundhog symbolizes the changing of winter into spring. this year the groundhog saw its shadow, so 6 more weeks of winter! i could live with that(:
His name is Punxsutawney Phil, named for the town the event is held. Answer: There is no official groundhog. Every local community that wants a local event can find, hire, or fake one, so are actual animals, others are mascots (people in costumes) and some have been dead and stuffed in years pas…t to be trotted out on February 2 each year. A partial list includes: . Balzac Billy Balzac, Alberta . Buckeye Chuck Marion, Ohio . Chattanooga Chuck Chattanooga, Tennessee . Chuckles Manchester, Connecticut . Manchester, Connecticut . Dover Doug Dover, Pennsylvania . Dunkirk Dave Dunkirk, New York . Fred Val d'Espoir, Quebec . French Creek Freddie French Creek, West Virginia . General Beauregard Lee Lilburn, Georgia . Grady the Groundhog Chimney Rock, North Carolina . Gus Athens, Georgia . Holtsville Hal Holtsville, New York . Jimmy the Groundhog . immy the Groundhog Sun Prairie, Wisconsin . Lawrenceville Lucy Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania . Malverne Mel Malverne, New York . Mortimer Garner, North Carolina . Mount Joy Minnie Lancaster County, Pennsylvania . Nibbles Asheville, North Carolina . Octoraro Orphie Quarryville, Pennsylvania . Patty Pagoda Reading, Pennsylvania . Poor Richard York, Pennsylvania . Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania . Queen Charlotte Charlotte, North Carolina . Shubenacadie Sam Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia . Sir Thomas Hastings Hastings, Nebraska . Sir Walter Wally Raleigh, North Carolina . Smith Lake Jake Graysville, Alabama . Spanish Joe Spanish, Ontario . Staten Island Chuck Staten Island (New York City) . Stormy Marmot Aurora, Colorado . Susquehanna Sherman Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania . Sutton Sammy Sutton, Ontario . Tumbleweed Brookfield, Illinois . Uni Myerstown, Pennsylvania . Western Maryland Murray Cumberland, Maryland . Wiarton Willie Wiarton, Ontario . Woodstock Willie Woodstock, Illinois . Woody Howell, Michigan . Wynter the Groundhog Milwaukee, Wisconsin (MORE)
dog log blog. The dog in the log stopped when it fell in the bog?
You have to kill or trap it, and where there is one there is most likely more..
The groundhog typically measures 16 to 26 in long. It can weighweighing 4 to 9 lbs. If it is well fed and has lower danger frompredators, it can grow to 30 inches long and weigh 31 pounds.
If it is walking on it's four legs, visually cut horizontally in half and then right behind the front shoulder.
groundhogs are called groundhogs because they are a hog and they go in the ground that's why they are called groundhogs.
The population of groundhogs is the number of ground hogs in anarea. This number varies based on the location studied.
Well there are many fun things to do in Arkansas like camping, hiking, trout fishing, birding and many more.Arkansas is a natural state of America.
They have a groundhogs day because way back when they thought that if it was sunny groundhogs day then winter was sure to come (or he sees his shadow) They also thought that if it was cold then spring was on it's way (or he doesn't see his shadow)
1: They are also known as an "Eastern Marmot". #2: They are also known as a "Woodchuck". #3: They are herbivores. 1. They come out during winter to see if spring is coming soon 2. They are really chubby 3. They look like beavers
Many species of snake would find a groundhog very yummy. Hawks and other large predatory birds would love to chomp on one. Medium sized predatory animals such as bobcats and foxes wouldn't mind chewing on one either.
There are lots of things you can get from Arkansas. Food, clothes, entertainment supplies, diamonds (fresh from the ground), eduction, alcohol, jobs, anything WalMart sells. That is a pretty vague question.
because they sleep in the winter and wake up in the spring and its big and easy to see
Yes, they are the national animal of the united states of America. If you kill one, you face a lot of jail time!
There are animals in Massachusetts called Woodchucks that are called Groundhogs in other parts of the country.
It is about the same size as other grounghogs such as 14 feet or maybe about 16 inches either way that's the size of any groundhog you're looking for.
try having one person light a small firecracker at one end of the hole and another with a baseball bat or a cage on the other side of it
Yes, we were in Cherokee Village, there is a groundhog living under the aluminum shed of the house our friends from Canada own. He came out one day into the yard. We fed him apples and left over buns at the entrance to his hole.
The groundhog is a mammal, and all mammals belong to the taxonomicdomain of Eukarya. Eukarya covers all organisms in the Kingdom Animalia, as well asthe Kingdoms Plantae, Fungi and Protista.
On grounghog day,groundhogs come out of their burrow and depending on their shadow,you know if spring is near.
A groundhog is a burrowing rodent, Marmota monax , also called a woodchuck, related to squirrels in general and ground squirrels in particular.
I am not sure, however I imagine that they cry and growl. I have one that lives underneath my house and that is what he does. If he does not growl or cry, he is digging a whole.
i think they either run away, wimper, growl, or bite the thing the thing that they're scared of.
"Ground" because it lives in an underground burrow. "Hog" or "pig" is a generic word for any animal that is built "close to the ground", like ground hog, hedgehog, quill pig (porcupine), etc.
The groundhog is the largest in its geographical range, typically measuring 40 to 65 cm (16 to 26 in) long (including a 15 cm (6 in) tail) and weighing 2 to 4 kg (4 to 9 lb). In areas with fewer natural predators and large amounts of , groundhogs can grow to 80 cm (30 in) and 14 kg (31 lb). Groundho…gs are well adapted for digging, with short but powerful limbs and curved, thick claws. Unlike other sciurids, the groundhog's spine is curved, more like that of a mole and the tail is comparably shorter as well - only about one-fourth of body length. Suited to their temperate habitat, groundhogs are covered with two coats of fur: a dense grey undercoat and a longer coat of banded Gaurd hair that gives the groundhog its distinctive "frosted" appearance. Survival Groundhogs usually live from two to three years, but can live up to six years in the wild. In captivity, groundhogs can exceed this limit; by example, the 22-year-old groundhog named Wiarton Willie may indicate the maximum lifespan. Common predators for groundhogs include the http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Wolf , Coyote, Fox, Bobcat, different Bear, some large Hawk, big Owl, and dogs. Young groundhogs are often at risk for predation by some Snake, which easily enter the burrow. Diet Mostly, groundhogs primarily eat wild grasses and other vegetation, and berries and agricultural crops when available.Groundhogs also eat yummy http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Larva , http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Grasshoppers , Most Insects, Snail and other small animals, but are not as http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Omnivoreious as many other. Like squirrels they also have been observed sitting up eating nuts such as shagbark hickory but unlike squirrels do not bury them for future use. Burrows Groundhogs are excellent burrowers, using burrows for sleeping, rearing young, and hibernation. The average groundhog has been estimated to move approximately 1 m 3 (35 cu ft), or 320 kg (710 lb), of dirt when digging a burrow. Though groundhogs are the most solitary of the marmots, several individuals may occupy the same burrow. Groundhog burrows usually have two to five entrances, providing groundhogs their primary means of escape from predators. Burrows are particularly large, with up to 14 metres (46 ft) of tunnels buried up to 1.5 metres (5 ft) underground, and can pose a serious threat to agricultural and residential development by damaging farm machinery and even undermining building foundations. Hibernation Groundhogs are one of the few species that enter into true hibernation, and often build a separate "winter burrow" for this purpose. This burrow is usually in a wooded or brushy area and is dug below the frost line and remains at a stable temperature well above freezing during the winter months. In most areas, groundhogs hibernate from October to March or April, but in more temperate areas, they may hibernate as little as 3 months. To survive the winter, they are at their maximum weight shortly before entering hibernation. They emerge from hibernation with some remaining body fat to live on until the warmer spring weather produces abundant plant materials for food. Groundhogs are able to climb trees to escape. Despite their heavy-bodied appearance, groundhogs are accomplished swimmers and excellent tree climbers when escaping predators or when they want to survey their surroundings. They prefer to retreat to their burrows when threatened; if the burrow is invaded, the groundhog tenaciously defends itself with its two large Incisors and front claws. Groundhogs are generally have some Agonistic behaviour and territorial among their own species, and may skirmish to establish dominance. A nearly motionless individual, alert to danger, will whistle when alarmed to warn other groundhogs. Outside their burrow, individuals are alert when not actively feeding. It is common to see one or more nearly-motionless individuals standing erect on their hind feet watching for danger. When alarmed, they use a high-pitched whistle to warn the rest of the colony, hence the name "whistle-pig". Groundhogs may squeal when fighting, seriously injured, or caught by an enemy. Other sounds groundhogs may make are low barks and a sound produced by grinding their teeth. http://wiki.answers.com/#cite_note-CWS-6 Reproduction Usually groundhogs reproduce in their second year, but a small proportion may breed in their first. The Breeding season extends from early March to mid- or late April, after hibernation. A mated pair remains in the same den throughout the 31-32 day Gestation period. As birth of the young approaches in April or May, the male leaves the den. One litter is produced annually, usually containing 2-6 blind, hairless and helpless young. Young groundhogs are weaned and ready to seek their own den at five to six weeks of age. Range The groundhog prefers open country and the edges of woodland, and it is rarely far from a burrow entrance. Since the clearing of http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Forest provided it with much more suitable http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Habitat_(ecology ), the groundhog population is probably higher now than it was before the arrival of European settlers in North America. Groundhogs are often hunted for sport, which tends to control their numbers. However, their ability to reproduce quickly has tended to mitigate the depopulating effects of sport hunting. http://wiki.answers.com/#cite_note-adweb-3 As a consequence, the groundhog is a familiar animal to many people in the United States and Canada. Human relevance Groundhogs raised in captivity can be socialized relatively easily; however, their aggressive nature can pose problems. Doug Schwartz, a zookeeper and groundhog trainer at the http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Staten_Island_Zoo , has been quoted as saying "They're known for their aggression, so you're starting from a hard place. [Their] natural impulse is to kill 'em all and let God sort 'em out. You have to work to produce the sweet and cuddly." http://wiki.answers.com/#cite_note-nytimes1-8 In the United States and Canada, the yearly http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Groundhog_Day celebration has given the groundhog recognition and popularity, as has http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Groundhog_Day_(movie ). The most popularly known of these groundhogs are http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Wiarton_Willie and http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Punxsutawney_Phil , well kept as part of Groundhog Day festivities in http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Wiarton , http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Ontario and http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Punxsutawney,_Pennsylvania , respectively. A famous southern groundhog, http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/General_Beauregard_Lee , is based at the Yellow River Game Ranch outside Atlanta, Georgia. His forecasts are also very popular in the Southeast. Woodchucks are used in medical research on hepatitis B-induced liver cancer. When infected with Woodchuck Hepatitis B virus they are at 100% risk for developing liver cancer, making them a good model for testing Hepatitis B and liver cancer therapies. http://wiki.answers.com/#cite_note-National_Association_for_Biomedical_Research_beb_site-9 Groundhog burrows have been known to reveal at least one http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Archaeological_site , the http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Ufferman_Site in the U.S. state of http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Ohio . http://wiki.answers.com/#cite_note-dohp-10 Although archaeologists have never http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Excavation_(archaeology ) the Ufferman Site, numerous http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Artifact_(archaeology ) have been found because of the activities of local groundhogs. They favor the loose soil of the http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Esker upon which the site lies, and their many diggings for their burrows have brought to the surface significant numbers of human and animal bones, pottery, and bits of stone. http://wiki.answers.com/#cite_note-dohp-10 Etymology The etymology of the name woodchuck is unrelated to http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Wood or http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Throwing_(cricket ). It stems from an http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Algonquian_languages (possibly Narragansett_(tribe)) name for the animal, wuchak . Nevertheless, the apparent relationship between the two words has led to the common Tongue-twister: . "How much wood would a woodchuck chuck . if a woodchuck could chuck wood? . A woodchuck would chuck all the wood he could . if a woodchuck could chuck wood! . (MORE)
well... they can do alot actully they like warm but not TOO warm householding they like vegtable they can be whether VERY sleepy or VERY active when babys their a little difficult If you are serious about helping this baby, find a wildlife rehabilitator. You can find them online by state. you do N…OT want to do this. I know. They are adorable when they are small...but befor each feeding, you have to rub their genitals to make them pee or their bladders will explode. You can't feed them from a bottle because they are hogs and suck up milk till it comes out their nose and if they don't sneeze enough, they can get pnuemonia and die. And you have to feed them 5x a day but sometimes they won't take food when you think they should and you end up giving them feedings during the night until you get them hungry enough without killing them, to http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_should_you_feed_a_baby_groundhog# when you think they should. When they are full, you have to make them pee again-at least until they get older...and you have to keep rubbing while they pee or they'll stop when you stop. Oh...and you'll need a gram scale to make sure they are gaining the proper amount of weight. They'll slowly die if they aren't gaining enough yes i copied and pasted btw. (MORE)
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It's an animal, about the size of a large rabbit, with a fairly similar lifestyle.
Usually they coax him out with food, but they have also had to dig him up before because Phil refused to come out.
Infact it is an animal it is one of the most celebrated animal because it has its own day
The groundhog could (at least according to the movie Groundhog Day) predict whether or not there would be an early arrival of Spring that year.
Groundhogs don't have families because they're scared of other groundhogs. That is why on groundhog day the groundhog hides if it sees it's shadow.
Rabies is fairly uncommon on groundhogs but it has happened and Isdefinitely possible. Almost any mammal can get rabies. Animals likemice, rats, squirrels and groundhogs, are not very common to getrabies but can and does happen. Dogs, cats, foxes, cows and othermammals can all get rabies but birds f…ish and snakes can not. (MORE)
A groundhog, is a rodent of the family sciuridae, it belongs to the group of large ground squirrels referred to as marmots, it is also known as a whistle-pig.