Meet Our Animals > Groundhog
Quick Facts
Primary Diet Grasses, plants, fruits and tree bark
Adult Weight 13 pounds
Lifespan 4 to 6 years
Status Least Concern

Groundhog

Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks, are one of the largest members of the ground squirrel family. They’re good swimmers and can climb trees. In warm seasons, a groundhog can eat more than one pound of vegetation in one feeding.

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