Groundhogs are covered with two coats of fur: a dense grey undercoat and a longer coat of banded guard hairs that gives the groundhog its distinctive

Groundhog (Marmota monax)

Groundhogs are covered with two coats of fur: a dense grey undercoat and a longer coat of banded guard hairs that gives the groundhog its distinctive "frosted" appearance. This photo was taken on the UMCES campus, Cambridge, MD, March 12, 2013

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2013-03-12
AlbumFauna > Mammals
TypePhoto
Dimensions2115 x 1540
Filesize6 MB
Number of Downloads43
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)