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‘Sidewinding’ her way into many hearts

Book about local woodchuck and handlers is a success

December 29, 2013
BY REBECCA SCHWAB - OBSERVER?Staff Writer , The OBSERVER

There aren't many people in Chautauqua County who haven't heard of Dunkirk Dave, Bob Will's famous groundhog. Dunkirk Dave, whose non-stage name is Sidewinder, is a docile female groundhog with a unique story. That story was recently immortalized in the book "Animal Superstars" by Aline Alexander Newman, so that even more people can learn Sidewinder's tale of survival, and how she became one of the country's most famous "weatherhogs."

 
 

 

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