(The average life span for a woodchuck in the wild is five to six years.) The name is derived from the Algonquian name for the critters, wuchak. The best woodchuck deterrent is a fence. We're talking up to 700 pounds (318 kilograms) of the stuff to create a single burrow. Geico has brilliantly re-invented classic lines and slogans, beginning with the little piggy who cried wee-wee-wee all the way home, and now posing the question of, “Can Geico save you 15% or more on car insurance?–Do woodchucks chuck wood…

Woodchuck burrows and tunnels may give gardeners heartburn, but simple fences can solve most problems. There's the Geico ad that clearly shows woodchucks chucking wood… Males and females breed in March or April, after which they have no further contact; the female raises the young alone. They inhabit open areas, backyards, and woodland edges and forage on grasses, flowers, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and crops. The typical answer would be “A woodchuck would chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.” In all actuality, the name “woodchuck” has nothing to do with wood, the phonetic sound of its given name led to the tongue twister.
Woodchucks look very similar to a beaver except without a tail.

Voice of VO as Andrew Anthony; Transcript (Scene: Studio) Michael: Could switching to GEICO really save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance?
Inherent in the tongue-twister is the fact Woodchucks cannot chuck wood. The woodchuck (a.k.a. Since groundhogs climb and also burrow, you’ll need to build a secure enclosure using six-foot-wide woven-wire fencing. Do woodchucks really chuck wood. So Thomas took to calculating a typical size of a woodchuck burrow, which consists of three rooms and a tunnel leading to it that is roughly six inches wide and extends 25 to 30 feet.

written by vulpesffb. The large, squirrel -like rodents toss out, or chuck, the one thing that stands between them and a life of underground luxury — dirt. They do not get their name from "chucking" wood, but rather from a corruption of the Algonquin word "wuchak." There's the Geico ad that clearly shows woodchucks chucking wood. What to do about woodchucks. Woodchucks don't actually chuck (throw) wood, of course, but, since they are a burrowing rodent, they do know well how to toss around some dirt. Baby groundhogs (woodchucks) are called 'chucklings'. Woodchucks actually prefer more open ground, so the settlement process of this country -- that cleared forests to make way for agriculture -- worked to the woodchuck's advantage. groundhog) is often caught between being a celebrity and a villain.