5/13/10: Lincoln Park, a hot dog, and a mysterious woodland creature

May 13, 2010 at 12:29 pm (dog, jersey city, life, Uncategorized)

Taking a break from shilling totes. Here are some pics from my walk with Oscar this morning.

Anyone know what the last critter is?

Mystery creature? I seriously don't know what this is.


Confused possum?
Inbred raccoon?
Oversized hedgehog?
Tiny bear?
Seriously, I’m a city girl. I have no idea what this guy is.

4 Comments

  1. ducksrfriends said,

    Its a groundhog! There’s a whole flickr group for groundhogs in trees, I have one in there (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nvergalla/3649341144/in/photostream/). I was so surprised the first time I saw one- thought for sure it was an over sized squirrel… but groundhogs are rodents, and according to wikipedia: “Despite their heavy-bodied appearance, groundhogs are accomplished swimmers and excellent tree climbers when escaping predators or when they want to survey their surroundings.”

  2. amywilson said,

    sweet!! he was HUGE!! i had no idea groundhogs were so big!

  3. Katie A. said,

    HOW CUTE IS THAT DOG!? Seriously, I miss him.

  4. siouxsielaw said,

    Awe! My standard answer to questions like this is vole. But probably a groundhog based on the above link.

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