Gooofy about Groundhogs!

By Kristi Butler Are you goofy about groundhogs?? Check out this great info and you’re sure to be! They are so cool! Groundhogs are marmots and are members of the rodent family. People (like me!) who love groundhogs are called marmotophiles. People who study about groundhogs are referred to as marmotologists or marmoteers. What’s a whistle pig? Groundhogs have other names…woodchuck and whistle pig. They are called whistle pigs because of the shrill whistle they sound to warn their friends of danger. That whistle is not the only way that God gave groundhogs to protect themselves from predators. They have a strong sense of smell. They can smell if any predators have been near their burrow. Groundhogs have a potty room? Groundhogs are very alert and can peek...

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