Groundhog Day: Fun facts and fur

Published On: Feb 01 2012 05:38:49 PM PST   Updated On: Feb 02 2016 07:44:45 AM PST

Now that Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring, learn a little more about where this Groundhog Day tradition comes from.

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As the tradition goes, if Phil sees his shadow, it means six more weeks of winter. Of the 120 predictions on record so far, Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring 18 times.

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