The average life expectancy of a groundhog is six to eight years, but in the wild many only survive for two to three years. In captivity, groundhogs have been known to survive for 14 years. More » Pets & Animals Mammals

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 » Pets & Animals Mammals Rodents

Unique aspects of Pennsylvania culture include the Pennsylvania Dutch people, the Groundhog Day celebration in Punxsutawney and the Mummers Parade in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania is also home to a wealth of historic sites,... More » Geography
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