Groundhog???

Asked June 8, 2020, 1:47 PM EDT

What species of groundhog or squirrel is this?

Baltimore County Maryland

1 Response

Hi,

This appears to be a groundhog or woodchuck. Marmota monax is the genus and species of marmot. Squirrels are also a type of marmot.

Here is more information on groundhogs on our website. https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/groundhogs

Ria