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Re: [aroid-l] Woodchuck problem

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Woodchuck problem
  • From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2004 05:27:56 -0400

> From: Ellen Hornig <hornig@Oswego.EDU>
> I once met a farm family who had had a pet woodchuck when the kids
were
> little.  When it was hungry, it would stand in front of the
refrigerator
> and whistle (an evolutionary adaptation, no doubt :-)).  It didn't
bite
> unless someone had Reese's peanut-butter cups and wouldn't share
them...
----------

Another common name for these guys is 'whistling pigs'...they make a
whistling sound as a warning sound ; guess they use it for other
things as well.

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
mtalt@hort.net
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