* sometimes a resemblance of a small bear, badger , and groundhog and mamot
* stocky animals with a barrel-shaped body,thick and heavy.
* they have a short muscular neck, and large broad flattened head.
* they have small eyes and a face sometimes described as rodent-like.
* while their eye sights is poor they have a keen sense of smell and excellent hearing.
* They are also able to detect slight ground vibration.
* The hind legs are longer than the front leg.
* Both the front paws and the rear feet are wide and each have five digits.