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Explainer: On groundhogs, rabies and what we know (and don't know) about Carroll's rodents

Explainer: On groundhogs, rabies and what we know (and don't know) about Carroll's rodents

This week two groundhogs in Carroll County have caused a stir for what can only be described as odd behavior.

On Sunday, a police officer fatally shot a groundhog in Eldersburg after it caused traffic on a main road, and then scurried toward him when he tried to ward it off the street. A video of the incident has gone viral. On Tuesday, another groundhog in Eldersburg was removed from the area after it charged a woman in a parking lot. Neither...

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