Marmota Monax Update

Marmota monaxHow many Groundhog/Woodchucks are there in Brooklyn? We saw three the other day.Marmota monaxThese two were munching near a burrow now completely covered by understory growth. The second pictured here was rather smaller than the first, so perhaps it was a youngster. The third of the day’s Whistlepigs was some distance away.

2 Responses to “Marmota Monax Update”


  1. 1 Geoff Wisner August 2, 2016 at 4:20 pm

    I’ve been taking a longer walk to the subway lately, along the Broadway side of Fort Tryon Park. I’ve seen as many as seven woodchucks in one day, around 6:30 am, grazing in the mowed lawns.


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