whis'tle'pig

/'wiss-ul-pigg/

genus: Marmota

species: monax

        1.       groundhog or woodchuck

          2.       any member of the marmot family whose top hat is several sizes too small

          3.       a mischievous critter with a mission to dig up even the most irregular and overlooked

                    jewels that might otherwise remain hidden below the garden, tragically uncelebrated.