Tuesday, September 26, 2006

What the...???

OK, do I have any nature buffs as readers? Can anyone identify the furry new neighbor I discovered eating grass shoots and acorns in my yard?

Ground hog? Gopher? Wombat? He was pretty fearless and didn't seem to mind me one bit. I was able to walk up quite close to him.

10 comments:

BoiseLadie said...

Hmmm... I'm not sure what that is!

ally said...

dunno. but, it is cute!

Donna said...

I'm pretty sure it's a ground hog (woodchuck). http://images.google.com/images?client=opera&rls=en&q=woodchuck&sourceid=opera&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi

Shari said...

How cute! We only have bunnies :)
I have no clue what he is.

jennifer said...

I say groundhog. What have you named him?

Sara said...

Aww, I have no idea what he/she is, but he/she is pretty cute!
Sara x

Laura said...

gopher?
do i look like a zoologist? LOL
so what are you going to do with your furry friend?

Magogo's Musings, too said...

I go with woodchuck. Tyler should be reciting "How much wood can a woodchuck chuck..." I don't even know what woodchucks eat, but whatever it is, it's neat to see the picture. Margo

Chris said...

OMG!!!! DO NOT GO NEAR IT!!!! That is obviously a rabid tasmanian devil....

OK, just kidding. Yeah, it is a small groundhog. They are harmless.

Chris
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hestiahomeschool said...

This is a very young groundhog/gopher. They are very gentle and he will not hurt you. He may dig a big hole in your yard, but he will be fun to watch going in and out of his den.