Asked in Prairie Dogs
Are ground hogs and prairie dogs the same?
No. Prairie dogs are totally different species than groundhogs. Groundhogs and woodchucks, however, are the same species with a different name. Groundhogs are a lot larger and have a more patterned brown and black coat. Prairie dogs have sandy yellow coats and, depending on if their black tailed prairie dogs or white tailed prairie dogs, have a black or white tipped tail. Prarie dogs also live in warmer environments and usually live in large groups where as groundhogs are mostly loners. ...
Asked in History of England, United Kingdom
What animal was used in England instead of the groundhog?
I'm not sure just what you mean by "used instead of". Groundhogs are also called woodchucks, that term is probably more common in the UK. ...