Known by many names, groundhog, woodchuck, thickwood badger, belonging to the group, ground squirrels also know as marmot. It is best know by a yearly appearance made by a groundhog know as Punsxutawney Phil letting everyone know if winter will be longer or spring is around the corner.
The groundhog can be found in Europe, North America, and Asia. It is characterized by a blunt snout, short ears, a short bushy tail, and short legs. Groundhogs live in burrows and hibernate during the winter. They feed on local vegetation. The cry of the marmot sounds like a shrill whistle. So listen closely on your next mountain adventure! Individually hand crafted, true to life animal.