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Answered 2011-06-27 04:02:45

yes a woodchuck is also called a groundhog they can also be known as a whistle pig because of the whistleing sounds they can make.

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Are woodchucks and groundhogs the same thing?


Are groundhogs woodchucks and marmots the same?

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

Are groundhogs and woodchucks the same animal?

Yes! They are the same animal.

Are groundhogs like gopher?

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

Are groundhogs hogs?

No. Groundhogs, also called woodchucks, are rodents.

Are woodchucks nocturnal or diurnal animals?

Woodchucks, or groundhogs, are primarily diurnal.

Do woodchucks eat people?

No. Woodchucks or groundhogs are members of the squirrel family, and are herbivores.

What animal is the groundhogs cousins?

Gophers and Woodchucks

Do woodchucks or groundhogs eat marigolds?


Is a badger the same as groundhog?

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

What other names do groundhogs have?

Groundhogs, woodchucks, chucks, whistle pigs, groondsow(german)

Are groundhogs in Massachusetts?

There are animals in Massachusetts called Woodchucks that are called Groundhogs in other parts of the country.

What is a female groundhog called?

There are no specific Male and Female names for Groundhogs. Seeing as Woodchucks and Groundhogs are the same, the Woodchuck names could be used being He-Chuck for a male, and She-Chuck for a Female.

Are woodchucks real animals?

Yes, they are also known as Groundhogs and are rodents.

Do hawks eat woodchucks?

The red tail does sometimes prey on young groundhogs.

Can woodchucks chuck wood?

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.

What is best way to get rid of woodchucks?

To get rid of woodchucks (also known as groundhogs): Fencing - chicken wire or wire meshing, live traps, groundhog repellent, fumigation, shooting.

Why don't woodchucks chuck wood?

Woodchucks, or groundhogs as they are sometimes known. latin name marmota monax, are not equipped with the bone structure and musculature required in order to throw things.

How many wood chucks does it take to make a dam?

Woodchucks (aka Groundhogs) do not make dams. Beavers do.

Do woodchucks live in North Carolina?

Groundhogs, also known as 'wood chucks', live in northern and western parts of North Carolina.

Does a woodchuck exist?

Yes, woodchucks really do exist. You may have heard of them as groundhogs or whistle pigs. They are the largest member of the squirrel family.

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.

Does groundhogs mole or rats eat wood?

They don't ingest wood, but can chew on it to "file" the teeth they have that continuously grow. Groundhogs are also called woodchucks but that name has nothing to do with their diet. None of the three animals eats wood.

Are woodchucks the same as a groundhog?

Yes they are

What animals were native to the 13 colonies?

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

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