During my six mile hike / training walk Wednesday after work, I spotted this creature in Maymont. Maymont has a number of captive creatures on display, but this mammal was wild and uncaged. I bet you can guess his or her identity.
I am, I state, a herbivore:
Love tender plants, and nothing more
I eat like crazy, put on fat;
Winter arrives in nothing flat
And winter I will spend in sleep
In my burrow, safe and deep
Beneath the snows I hibernate
For spring's fresh green I will await
But humans state I have my day:
In February, so you say
You say I can predict the weather
Emerging from the earth's nether
On just this special winter day
To see my shadow, with dismay
And winter will last six weeks more
While deep beneath the ground I snore
How much wood can a woodchuck chuck?
Did you guess right? Were you in luck?