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Groundhog Day Lesson - Page 3

Groundhog Standing on a Log
Groundhog Standing on a Log

How large are groundhogs?

The average groundhog is 17 to 26 inches long with its tail and weighs from 4.5 to 9 pounds.

Groundhogs gain weight before they go into hibernation for the winter. Hibernation is a deep coma.

Groundhog Kit with Its Mother
Groundhog Kit with Its Mother

What is a baby groundhog called?

It is called a kit or a cub.

Kits are born in mid-April or May, and they come in litters of 2 to 6 kits.

Groundhogs live for 2 to 6 years.

Whistling Groundhog
Whistling Groundhog

What is this groundhog doing?

It is whistling.

Groundhogs whistle to warn other groundhogs about danger.

They also whistle in the spring to attract mates.

Groundhog Day Lesson Activities

Groundhog Vocabulary Match  Answer Key

Hidden Picture - Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day Tracing Worksheet

Groundhog Day PowerPoint