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Yes, groundhogs are also related to the squirrel and the beaver. Skunks are related to the groundhogs... To find more information, go to to get the information about these creatures.

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Groundhogs and skunks are in different families. Groundhogs are in the Marmota genus, the Sciuridae family, and the Rodentia order. Skunks are in the family Mephitidae, the superfamily Musteloidea, the suborder Caniformia, and the order Carnivora. Although groundhogs and skunks are both mammals, they are only distantly related : )

No, skunks belong to the Mephitidae family and cats belong to Felidae.

yes they are basically in the same familt

No. Skunks are in the family Mephitidae. Squirrels are in the family Sciuridae.

Some animals that live in Kansas include prairie dogs, groundhogs, skunks, and rabbits.

No. Badgers are a large member of the weasel family. Groundhogs, or woodchucks, are rodents.

According to Wikipedia - the Ferret is classified in the family 'Mustelidae' and the Mongoose is in the 'Herpestidae' family. Skunks were previously classified within the Family Mustelidae until 1997 when J. Dragoo, et al, determined that Skunks do not have the same DNA as ferrets. Skunks and Stink Badgers were both re-classified as Mephitidae at that time.

snakes,whitetail deer, skunks, bobcats, groundhogs,badgers, rabbits, and squirrels

Skunks have long been classified as a subfamily of the weasel family (Mustelidae). Genetic data, however, suggest placement of skunks in their own family, Mephitidae (mephitis being Latin for “bad odour”).

Yes they belong to the squirrel family.

No, skunks are in the weasel family, mustelids. Squirrels are rodents.

No. They are in the weasel family, Mustelids.

No. Skunks are placental mammals of the family Mephitidae. Tasmanian devils are marsupials of the family Dasyuridae.

striped skunks, spotted skunks, hooded skunks, weasels, martens, animals like that.

Groundhogs, or woodchucks, are very similar and are related species to gophers, but not the same animal. So, yes, groundhogs are like gophers.

The skunks come from a family called "mustelids"

No, they are mammals from the Mephitidae family in other words skunks are not rodents they are in fact weasels

i would say yes it is groundhogs and woodchucks are the same thing they are also known as the whistle pig or land beaver.

Skunks, woodchucks, and racoons. Also bullfrogs, garter snakes, potato bugs, groundhogs, and reedbirds.. Hope I helped.

Here are some animals that hibernate... badgers, bats, squirrels, chipmunks, prairie dogs, groundhogs, raccoons, skunks and bears.

They do not live in groups, but I guess they have family.

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groundhogs are called groundhogs because they are a hog and they go in the ground that's why they are called groundhogs.

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