In Pennsylvania you can trap groundhogs and either release them or kill them; however, I would warn you to kill the animal humanely - you CANNOT cause "unnecessary" suffering: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=622266&mode=2
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"a groundhog keeps messing with me. It's not cool."
The idea that a rodent is "messing" with you is absurd. The only one "acting like a tough guy" is YOU. Your proposed course of action smacks of animal cruelty.
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