Like most animals, if a groundhog feels trapped or threatened or is a female defending her babies, it will bite. Groundhogs may bite people or pets. More »

Yellow fly bait crystals and strychnine are poisons that kill groundhogs when the animals ingest them. Methyl bromide is a fumigant that kills groundhogs when they inhale it. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents

The best way to catch a groundhog is to use a live capture trap by mounting it over the groundhog's home hole or placing it near the hole, and then adding the bait inside. When the groundhog goes into the trap to get the... More »

Typically, groundhogs are not dangerous to humans or their pets, however, since they are mammals, it is possible for groundhogs to contract rabies. Gardens and farms are most at risk from groundhogs, particularly due to ... More »

There is no specific time as to when a groundhog will come out from hibernation. However, it is known that these creatures, also known as woodchucks, sleep until spring. More »

Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks, construct two different types of burrows: one for use in the summer and one for use in the winter. Summer burrows feature multiple openings that are about 10 to 12 inches in diameter... More »

Groundhogs are mainly herbivores, meaning they eat primarily plants. Their diet consists of a variety of plants and plant material, including grass, fruit and bark, and they often prove a nuisance to farmers and gardener... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents