Move over 'Pizza Rat', Philadelphia has a 'Pizza Groundhog'

BySarah Bloomquist and Jessica Gonzalez WPVI logo
Friday, April 17, 2020
Move over 'Pizza Rat,' Philadelphia has a 'Pizza Groundhog'
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Philadelphia's "pizza groundhog" is enjoying this coronavirus quarantine with a full stomach.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- We have had so many great Action News viewer videos over the past month or so, but we dare say... this may be the best.

You remember New York's famous "Pizza Rat"?

Well, move over... it's time to meet the "Pizza Groundhog!"

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He's just munching away completely unfazed by Kristin Chalela Bagnell or her two dogs.

Kristin captured the little, or not so little guy, outside her home in Philadelphia's Brewerytown section.

Kristin tells Action News the groundhog sat there for more than an hour, just casually munching away on that piece of pizza with no worries. All while dogs, Maggie and Moses, looked on.

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We know he's definitely a Philly groundhog. He's got the attitude and he knows a good piece of pizza pie when he gets his hands on it.

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