Other than waiting to hear whether that world-famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow every February 2, you might not give these little critters much thought. But if groundhogs have invaded your property, you’ll need to find a way to get rid of them before they cause extensive damage. There are many surprising groundhog facts, but the fact that these critters can remove up to 700 lbs. of soil while digging their burrows is astonishing; they can also consume about 1/3 of their body weight in vegetation in a single day. Using a natural animal repellent is often the best way to eliminate a groundhog problem on your property.
More Groundhog Facts
One thing’s for sure: groundhogs are fascinating creatures. Here are a few more interesting facts about groundhogs that might surprise you:
- Groundhogs are the largest members of the squirrel family.
- While most people see groundhogs scampering along