Marmot vs. Woodchuck

Marmot vs. Woodchuck — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Marmot and Woodchuck

Marmotnoun

Any of various stocky, coarse-furred, burrowing rodents of the genus Marmota, having short legs and ears and short bushy tails and found throughout the Northern Hemisphere.

Woodchucknoun

A large burrowing rodent (Marmota monax) of northern and eastern North America, having a short-legged, heavyset body and grizzled brownish fur. Also called groundhog; also called regionally whistle pig.

Marmotnoun

Any of several large ground-dwelling rodents of the genera Marmota and Cynomys in the squirrel family.

Woodchucknoun

A rodent of the family Sciuridae, belonging to the group of large ground squirrels known as marmots, Marmota monax.

Marmotnoun

stocky coarse-furred burrowing rodent with a short bushy tail found throughout the northern hemisphere; hibernates in winter

Woodchucknoun

reddish brown North American marmot