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Thistle the Whistlepig previews Groundhog Day Harvey Webster, the museum's wildlife director, told a mostly youthful audience that the common names groundhog, woodchuck and whistlepig all apply to the same rodent species, officially marmota monax.
Other bills coming before the Senate include measures to help homeowners pay for replacing lead water pipes, shut down a slumlord trick and allow hunters to bag woodchucks.
Nearly all the giant pumpkins in America are grown by amateur gardeners who toil in backyards after work, hardened by hailstorms and hungry woodchucks.
The problematic critter around here is a woodchuck that’s been destroying the garden.
The problem is that eagles and other scavengers eat the guts of deer or the carcasses of coyotes, woodchucks and other game shot by hunters.
There are eggs in a nest, frogs, a tadpole, deer and lambs and a whole woodchuck family.
Assembly Bill 323 would allow the hunting and trapping of woodchucks, also known as groundhogs.
With apologies to woodchucks everywhere: How many San Diego summer concerts can a concertgoer go to if a San Diego concertgoer can go to an unlimited number of summer concerts?
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