Groundhog Day: Fun facts and fur

Published On: Feb 01 2012 05:38:49 PM PST   Updated On: Feb 02 2015 12:03:00 AM PST

Punxsutawney Phil either excites or disappoints us each year with his winter weather prediction on Groundhog Day. Learn more about where this 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 118 predictions on record so far, Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring 17 times.

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