According to editors at the National Wildlife magazine, groundhogs only leave their burrows this time of year to look for mates, and like potato chips, they cant stop at just one.
The horny woodchuck will go on first dates with at least two or three females, sleeping next to them, but not having sex with them, before returning to its hole for another month.
Then, when it reawakens in March, the male returns to each of the females holes to sire her children.
And they arent picky, either. National Wildlife scientist Doug Inkley says an ideal groundhog mate is whats available.
And like deadbeat dads, Inkley says male groundhogs dont rear their children.
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