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Gophers and Groundhogs

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The smaller gopher and the larger groundhog are burrowing members of the numerous, successful order of rodents. Both are known for their extensive underground tunnels, which may support thousands of sociable gophers and far less of the more solitary groundhog. Typical contributors seek answers to gopher and groundhog defensive behaviors, environmental roles in opening up air passageways underground and sharing underground homes with other wildlife, geographic ranges, representations in popular culture, survival threats, and troubled interactions with people.
Aha! I just had this problem this past summer, but it was just the normal squirrels. My husband had to rent a trap (won't harm the squirrels)and put a lump of peanut butter in the cage to attract them (they love it!) Sounds like you have a family of them, so it's going to take you several trips. Too…
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Groundhog Day Europeans do not have an equivalent of Groundhog Day. In Canada and the US, Ground Hog Day is a silly annual festival, held in late winter, to 'predict" how soon Spring will come to the area, Groundhog Day in the US (as seen in the Bill Murray film) is 2nd February. Early in the …
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Buy some cloth fake hornet nests at Totem and put them up around where the nests are. Once they are hung, they hornets will disappear right away! They think that the fake nests are real nests and hornets are very territorial so they will leave because they have thought that another hornet family has…
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No they won't, or it is VERY unlikely. It would take a really deep layer of chips for them to suffocate since they are getting air through the gaps between the chips. Their instinct is to burrow, whether in the wild or in a cage. They also don't burrow down very deep, just enough to be comfortable. …
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You may be surprised, but ground hogs are a typical problem! Here is the best way to get rid of them:First you need:a vat of cheese (preferablly nacho)a squash shaped like a vegetablea size 5 toddler tuxedo (for the groundhog)fishing wirea peacockgluepoopand two boiled eggs (preferablly raw)Procedur…
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The name of the Groundhog is Punxsutawney Phil.
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Answer You are probably hearing the beginning of detonation. This can be damaging to your engine so I would have the timing checked and corrected to avoid any engine damage. I do agree with your answer, but the op was pretty vague as to how loud the lifters get. It is common for cheap gas to cau…
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Yes, woodchucks can climb. Yes. Woodchucks, or some know them by their other name, Groundhogs, can climb up to 15 feet and will climb fruit trees to eat their sweet treat. They are herbivores, eating grasses, clover, plants and fruits. They prefer peas, corn, tomatoes, apples but the majority of…
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There are some estimations that as much as 60% of garbage can be recycled but its almost impossible to get an exact number
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Wood is the stem of trees inside the bark or outer layer. Wood is 50% cellulose. Cellulose is the fibrous material that gives strength to the cell walls. These cell walls are bound together with hemicellulose and lignin. Dry wood is about 25% lignin and 20% hemicellulose. There are many different…
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Tough call. Some dogs can be "backed down" by an aggressive approach (yelling "go home!" and walking into the dog). That would work if the dog is unsure of himself. A better idea would probably be to stand still and try to diffuse the situation by not challenging the dog. Most likely he will just sn…
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SCREW THE ANSWER BELOW. KILL THEM. KILL ALL OF THEM. gophers eat everything. ----------------- Potentially Disliked Plants and Repellents Some gardeners swear by marigolds and green onions, for which gophers are purported to have a particular distaste. Experiment by planting marigolds and gre…
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Manufactured wood is in fact wood, only it consists of pulp, saw dust, or wood chips. Osb. is strand board, it has large chips and glue mixed and pressed together and made into a sheet in many different sizes. MDF is pulp and glue pressed together, particle board is very coarse saw dust or small woo…
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Kill them or trap them. They are very stubborn rodents.
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Caffeine is a stimulate, a drug, thus it is making your heart beat fast to pump more blood through your system. That's why Caffeine helps keep you awake also
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lemming - a rodent like animal who lives in burros
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In Washington State
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Answer I think you're referring to Ambrose Bierce's Civil War Stories - Occurrence at Owl Creek / Parker Addison Philosopher (1962). Alternative answer: There was a Stephen King story with the same by-line. The soldier was hung on a bridge. The rope broke and he fell into the water and escape…
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Yes, Verbal Interference Yes. Yes. Yes. Interference can be physical, distractionary, or verbal. Generally, you would warn the runner unless it is incredibly blatant. And beyond that, it is poor sportsmanship.
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No. Groundhogs / Woodchucks do not chuck wood. The tongue twister reads: "How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?" It has nothing to do with woodchucks.
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ANSWER: Ticks have an air hole called spiracles on the back side of its body close to its hind legs. This allows it to breathe when its mouth is submerged into the skin. Actually, the skin swells to expand the head.
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mice bite only occasionally like when you squeeze them or frighten them. As soon as i got my first mouse i was really excited and so i wanted to play with it. (not a good idea) he bit me because i picked him up wrong and frightened him. they dont generally bite and the bite only bled a little bit an…
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My baby groundhog eats bananas, apples, any fruit really. Any type of 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, pe…
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Ground hogs don't create cud. They eat grass like you'd eat a salad, without a fork of course
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Cheesy Green Bean Casserole, Green Bean Toppled Bacon Casserole and More With Thanksgiving almost here; what are you serving? One of the most popular Thanksgiving or Christmas side dishes is always a nice Green bean casserole, but a plain old green bean casserole can get quite boring each year. Daz…
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Answer I have had sand hornets for four years. When they first appeared we were afraid of them and didn't know their behavior - what a mistake. I am still battling these aggravating creatures. They are not aggressive and only the large female can sting. She generally digs her nest at night and hu…
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shoot it
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Kittens and cats are strict carnivores. They get all their nutritional needs from meat. Kittens in particular, need a lot of Protein and Fat in order to grow and develop in a healthy manner. Kittens should be fed small meals at regular times, and should be allowed to eat as much as they wish. Young …
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This is a great question. The "at night" part is important. We sometimes experience a state of mind in which we are floating between wakefulness and sleeping/dreaming. That common and unpleasant feeling of wanting to run in a dream, and being completely unable to move, may be part of this. When we …
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Very carefully...... After the sun has gone down or very early in the morning just at twighlight (bees are not active during these times) and check to see if you can easily get within 20 feet of the nest if you can then make sure you have a clear path from the nest to a safe location,then just esti…
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a hedgehog the hero of sonic games and episodes basically the star of the show
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you have had water damage...check extent, repair, and flash and seal It is also possble that you have a pest problem, like powderpost beatles. See the links to living with bugs and Kentucky University for more info.
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Well teenagers like all kinds of stuff especially chocolate! Some teenagers feel like they are too fat and try and be an anorexic whilst others don't bother with diets and just go about their lives. Most teenagers these days like to hang out down at their nearest 'mcdonalds' or 'KFC' and eat whateve…
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The habitat of the sun-loving Woodchuck (Marmota monax) a.k.a. 'Wuchak' is pastureland, wooded areas, meadows and old fields. They range from east-central Alaska and British Columbia south to northern Idaho, easterly through most of southern Canada, and southerly to eastern Kansas, northern Alabama…
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Answer It depends on how large your house is, and how well your wood stove works. We have a 1,200-sq.-ft. home and we burned about 3 cords of wood. It is a brand-new stove, and we're still learning how to use it. Also, use wood that doesn't burn fast. Answer It also depends on what type of wood …
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Phil's problem with places like New Hampshire, Fargo, El Paso and Sacramento is that he is not a world traveler and most of his data input is from Pennsylvania based sensors.
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France , rome , England , newzealand , shpping centres
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Yes they do, gopher is just another name for the ground squirrel. Their tails are much bushier than rats for instance, but not as bushy as tree squirrels. The tail tends to lie flat on the ground, but can point up in the air like a tree squirrel.
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A gopher employee, usually spelled "gofer", is an employee whose chief duty is running errands.
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It is a German name.
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She is the niece of golfer Tiger Woods & the daughter of Earl Woods Jr. Answer: Daughter of Earl Dennison Woods Jr. older brother of Tiger Woods.
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Key Differences Groundhogs are larger than gophers and have stronger forepaws and bodies. They're avid swimmers; gophers aren't exactly water-bound and sometimes drowning and flooding their tunnels is used as a means of exterminating them, unfortunately and very inhumanely. Groundhogs measure ab…
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They eat plant roots pacificanswers are the weed roots Answer Leaves, roots, grass, plants, weeds, flowers, ect. gophers will eat almost what ever they come across, they are labled as Omnivores
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They are born. They grow. They eat. They make babies. They die. Same as every other animal.
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A cage that contains favorite woodchuck foods, such as clovers and dandelions, and that will be transported to a safe home range away from problem areas, is a way to capture a groundhog.
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What is a groundhog?
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you knock on wood because say you say something like iv never broken a bone in my life you would say knock on wood and knock on wood 3 times so you dont jinx your self and break a bone tomarow. The origin of "knock on wood" is a bit cloudy. It seems to trace back to the European idea of touching woo…
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Snakes hiss by exhaling air hard from the mouth, much the same way a cat or an alligator would.Hope it helps. :3
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Generally, mice don't really bite unless you injure (holding them tightly for example) them or scare them pretty badly (Holding them in a closed hand can do this...just let them walk freely on your open hand) . If you're having a problem, try washing your hands before handling. them. You may have th…
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Yes and no. Sometime women's cycles get thrown off occasionally and they can skip a month or two. This can be related to stress, weight loss or gain, change in diet, etc. However, the most common reason a woman misses a period is pregnancy. Other medical issues can play a role as well. If your cycle…
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Answer!!!Gophers tend to live where there are lots of green's to eat. The biggest problem with Gophers is that they are hard to get rid of. I have one that has dug holes all around my home, and I've been trying for years to get rid of him because his holes are distructive.There is a product called K…
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Controlling habitat, destroying shelters, eliminating food sources, and favoring natural enemies are ways to kill a groundhog. The mammal in question (Marmota monax) cannot survive without burrows from which to forage for berries, grasshoppers, grubs, insects, nuts, snails, or wild grasses and to ve…
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guinea pigs, get it?
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No. Australian possums, such as pygmy possums, do not "play possum" like the American opossum does. They are different species, with different habits.
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Yes! Of course it does. If not, we would not have groundhog day!
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I'm no expert, but gophers have many predators. Any carnivore big enough to eat them is going to hunt gophers and eat them. Wolves, coyotes, birds of prey, and others. however the most effective and dangerous predator of gophers is chuck Norris, and the second is me... with my 300 Winchester mag.
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Backbones is a character exclusive to the Phylum Chordata, while jellyfish belong to the Phylum Cnidaria.
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They love bread, but don't feed it to them- it can clog up their digestive system and doesn't provide the right nutrients, which can make them very sick
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Canada's name, since July 1, 1867, always been, simply, Canada. This is the name used in all treaties, contracts and international legal proceedings. The word "dominion" was never part of Canada's name. It was merely used as a word of description in section 3 of the British North America Act (now th…
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Since the United States began in an activist manner, it became common for reform movements to start. The Constitution allows for freedom of expression of ideas, even radical ones.
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Teen pregnancy is not a bad thing but then again not a good thing.. A teenager has there childhood to live let along there teenage years.. You will have time for children durning your adult life.. HAving a baby is a big step and changes everything... It is no longer about you and what you want to do…
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Chuck Close was born on July 5, 1940.
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A basketball court is 94 feet long and 50 feet wide, so you can estimate about 125 feet long and 70 feet wide.
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Their vocal cords bend back while there esophogas breaths in and out.
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All molds are a fungus. It is both the most cost and the most effective fungicide (fungus killer) is sodium hypochlorite also known as common bleach. When NaOCl (bleach) is used properly it will kill all and every fungal mold (deuteromycota) also known as fungi imperfecti. Common concentrations at 1…
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hedge hogs hibernate in burrows they dig.
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When the Earth first formed, there was an abundant amount of deuterium in the atmosphere. Today, most of the deuterium has fused into helium and because of that, there is little deuterium left.
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The act of chucking wood is to "cut and stack wood to dry for burning". To be used for fire places, cooking on open fires, and wood stoves for heating.
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It depends upon which language they speak. Most speak English now, so "hello" is "hello." But tribes had their own language or family of languages. Estimates place the number of distinct native American languages a t over 1000. Choctaw - Halito. Lakota - Hua Kola Seminole - Istonko
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They can hit their tail on the surface of the water to make a splash, this warns other beavers of danger. They use their tail for other stuff too. Beavers have tails a lot of reasons. For one it helps them turn when they're swimming, it helps them swim fast to get away from predators that can swim,…
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Wood originated from trees. Trees originated from God during creation, when all plant life was created. Trees were created on Day 3 in the Biblical creation account. See Genesis 1:11-13
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The original authors were 55 Delegates of the Philidelpia convention; the founding Fathers of the new nation, United States of America. 39 of the 55 delegates signed. See links below.
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This is because when you run your heart is pumping blood all the way through your body very fast.
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It depends on what u are going to use the wood for. If you are going to use the wood for high density stuff EG: HOUSE then i recommend using heaps of wood. Maybe if u don't want it big but want it strong try melting the wood into one think mold. It works for steel.
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Donner Summit in the California Sierras averages 34 feet of snowfall annually with an average maximum depth of 9.5 feet. Several times snowfall has exceeded 50 feet, and it doesn't melt until Spring. Since about 1/3 of rail and road commerce from California travels over the pass, keeping it open is …
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Yes chuck season 1 has ended it is in season 2 right now. You can get Chuck season 1 on DVD.
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1. Spit-Roasted Meat 2. Grilled Beavers' Tails 3. Whale Meat 4. Whole Roasted Peacock 5. Internal Organs 6. Black Pudding 7. Boar's Head 8. Roasted Swan 9. Vegetables10. Marzipan 11. Spiced Fruitcake . 12. Wine and Ale as Britain did not have Beavers or Whales, they would not have been on …
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Ebony. Ebony Wood from an ebony tree is called iron wood because it takes very long to harvest, and takes very long to rot or deteriorate! Ostrya virginiana, a north American decorative hardwood. Definately not Ebony iron wood is NOT ebony, its hornbeam
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•The Heart of an elephant weighs between 20-30 kg (40 and 60 pounds) and beats about 30 times a minute.An elephant's heart beats around 25-30 beats per minute. An elephant's heart weighs around 50 pounds.
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Shouldn't be an issue for a plastic surgeon. If your very concerned seek a consultation regarding your Rhinoplasty so that you can get all your concerns addressed.
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Woodchucks usually do other Woodchucks, however in the Western United States Woodchucks will mate with anything with a tail or a furry toes that it can sexually mount. It is not unusual to find Woodchucks mounting squirrels, chickens, goats, domesticated cats, kittens and ripe pumpkins.
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A: The big groundhog is about 24 times heavier than the little gopher. The animals look somewhat similar, however, with short neck, legs, and tail.The groundhog (also known as a "woodchuck" and "whistle pig") is a marmot - essentially, a giant North American ground squirrel. The gopher is, like the …
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Groundhog Day is on February 2.
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chuck starts again Monday September 29, 2008 at 8/7c
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they eat flies My research is that they are omnivores and can eat any thing but they might like potato plants better thus the potato bug.
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If the paneling is real wood, it can be restained easily. You would need to lightly sand it, and then stain it just as you would any other wooden surface. If the paneling is laminate, you would go about it in the same manner but may find that the stain does not penetrate the surface of the material …
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A coyote could be eaten by mountain lion.
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Groundhog Day is a North American holiday where many believe that if a groundhog sees his shadow, winter will continue longer, and if it doesn't, that we'll have an early spring. The most well known celebration of Groundhog Day happens in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania where crowds wait for Punxsutawne…
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A groundhog would hog as much ground as a groundhog COULD if a groundhog could hog ground.
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Impossoble to say with out knowing what the problem is.
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