Anyone ever seen a groundhog climb a tree?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by sfw2, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    My dogs (Zoe, the husky mix and Stella, the beagle mix) treed a groundhog yesterday. I never knew groundhogs could climb trees! Apparently, they have more of a problem getting down. The poor thing's still up there, in the rain!
     
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

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    I read somewhere that they could, but have never seen it. We have groundhogs that live in the meadow next the soybean field behind our house. We see them out in the field all the time. They sure can run fast!
     
  3. ben&momschicks

    ben&momschicks In the Brooder

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    My dog chased one up a tree one day. I was shocked. I never knew they could climb trees either. Maybe it depends on the motivation factor.

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  4. Sitka

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    No, I had no idea!
    Learn somethin' every day ... especially on BYC.

    PS, maybe it was a subspecies --- a Treehog?

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