Cool Facts About Groundhogs You’ll Want to Share With Your Friends

You probably know a thing or two about Groundhogs thanks to the 1993 cult movie Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray. Now brace yourself to learn more about these cute creatures thanks to some cool facts you’ll want to share with your friends.

Groundhogs Are Only Found in North America

Groundhogs are an animal native to North America. This means that the only places you’ll find them in the wild are the United States and Canada.

Groundhogs Known How to Whistle

Groundhogs are one of the rare animals with the capability to whistle. They tend to produce whistling noises in order to alarm the rest of the group about potential dangers. This led to the nickname “whistle pigs.”

Groundhogs Have an Impressive Appetite

Groundhogs usually weigh between seven to 13 pounds but have an impressive appetite. An adult groundhog will usually eat around one pound of food in a single sitting. They usually munch on lettuce, clovers, dandelions, and bark but are also known to eat insects and bird eggs.

Groundhogs Are Actually Large Squirrels

Looking at a groundhog, you wouldn’t think they have much in common with squirrels. However, technically, they are one. Groundhogs are the largest members of the squirrel family and are known as ground squirrels.

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