This video features a woodchuck looking out of its den on a path in DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst, when Junior butts in.
For more information on this abundant Meadowlands mammal, click here.
Note: I realize that it is a bad idea to take hang out in front of birds’ nests or mammals’ dens in an effort to get a family portrait. The animals feel threatened and cannot escape.
For this video, I used a trick I learned minutes earlier from a professional cameraman: You put the video-cam on a tripod not too far from entrance, hit "record," and walk away.
Later on, you come back, retrieve the camera and see what you caught on video. 🙂