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St*ff Groundhogs Say

1/27/2012 // By Anne Senft

If only groundhogs could talk, what would they say? Read more >

“It's not divine, it's just a small courtesy. I would hope anyone would take the, usually, thirty seconds to a minute to try and help ensure an animal's immediate safety.” – Ben Spector, NWF staff

10 “Wildest” Things Happening in National Wildlife Federation Headquarters’ Backyard

10/6/2011 // By Megan Blevins

Wildlife-Friendly DMV connects wildlife enthusiasts in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia to local wildlife and the National Wildlife Federation. I will share with you the wildlife and nature where I “roam,” and bring to life the stories of […] Read more >

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On Groundhog Day: Ten Things to Know about These Surprising Creatures

1/30/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

As we approach Groundhog Day, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the remarkable things that are known about these critters.  Groundhogs (or woodchucks) are rodents and are part of the marmot family.  After […] Read more >

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10 Things You May Not Know About Groundhogs

1/13/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

The groundhog, also known as the woodchuck or the mouse bear (because it looks like a miniature bear when sitting upright), first won its reputation as a weather prognosticator in 1886, when the editor of western Pennsylvania’s Punxsutawney Spirit newspaper, […] Read more >