Oakley, Born 2017
Groundhog Fun Facts
- Master burrowers create complex homes with “pantry”,”bathroom” and sleeping chambers. They can be 6′ deep by 20′ wide.
- Powerful paws can dig up to 600 lb of dirt/day.
- Prime Real Estate – lots of other animals use their burrows including rabbits, opossums, foxes and raccoons.
- Hibernate during winter with their body temperature as low as 37 degrees F and heart rate down to 5 bpm.
Oakley comes from near Chicago, Illinois. Due to an injury sustained, due being hit by a car, he has hip and rear limb difficulties.
Want to donate for Oakley?
- Unsalted Almonds (his favorite treat!)
- Grocery Store Gift Cards (for lots of fresh veggies!)