Woodchuck Marmota monax (Linnaeus, 1758)    Synonyms: Groundhog, Whistle-pig.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Mammalia   >   Order Rodentia   >   Family Sciuridae   >   Genus Marmota   

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Woodchucks are much less common on the Eastern Shore, especially on the lower Eastern Shore.

There are 436 records in the project database.

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A Woodchuck demonstrates how the species got the nickname "Whistle Pig" in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). - Mark Schilling.

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A Woodchuck in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/28/2017). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/28/2014). Photo by Wendy J. Alexander, Ph.D. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck eating apples in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/5/2010). Photo by Rob Ostrowski. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Calvert Co., Maryland (7/12/2018). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck just out of hibernation in Howard Co., Maryland (4/13/2006). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Woodchucks in Howard Co., Maryland (6/7/2015). Photo by Jeff Culler. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/14/2014). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Washington Co., Maryland (6/17/2018). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Woodchuck in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/31/2021). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

A family of Woodchucks in Charles Co., Maryland (6/6/2010). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/5/2016). Photo by Bonnie Bell. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/6/2020). Photo by Jim Moore. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/10/2020). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (9/5/2015). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Woodchuck in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/6/2018). (c) Jeff Davis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jeff Davis via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Woodchuck in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/5/2012). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Washington Co., Maryland (5/24/2016). Photo by Linda Lewis. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/1/2014). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

Woodchuck in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/11/2016). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Woodchuck in Howard Co., Maryland (7/25/2015). (c) treichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in a tree at Fort McHenry, Baltimore City, Maryland (9/4/2013). Photo by Terry Lang. (MBP list)

A young Woodchuck eight feet up a tree in Howard Co., Maryland (8/7/2016). Photo by Jeff Culler. (MBP list)

A young Woodchuck in Talbot Co., Maryland (5/22/2021). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/5/2006). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Harford Co., Maryland (3/19/2018). Photo by Austin Jennings. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck takes to the trees in search of fresh mulberries in Somerset Co., Maryland (5/29/2015). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Woodchuck in Washington Co., Maryland (9/25/2021). (c) pgwamsley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by pgwamsley via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Woodchuck in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/23/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Woodchuck in Harford Co., Maryland (10/15/2017). Photo by James Campbell. (MBP list)

Woodchuck in Washington Co., Maryland (7/31/2021). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)


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