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Feb


 6 things most people don’t know about Groundhog Day 



Feb. 2 is fast approaching. Are you ready to amaze your friends with some Groundhog Day trivia?
Feb. 2 is fast approaching. Are you ready to amaze your friends with some Groundhog Day trivia?

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Feb


 Why do we celebrate Groundhog Day?  



Before we received weather reports from rodents and life lessons from time loops, Groundhog Day evolved for centuries into the bizarre holiday it is today.
Before we received weather reports from rodents and life lessons from time loops, Groundhog Day evolved for centuries into the bizarre holiday it is today.

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Feb

Photo of the day: Punxsutawney Phil perches on the shoulder of groundhog handler John Griffiths on Feb. 2 during the 126th annual Groundhog Day festivities in Punxsutawney, Pa.
Moments earlier, the famous groundhog had predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow after leaving his burrow. If Phil had not seen his shadow, that would mean an early spring is on the way. But not all of the nation’s furry forecasters agree: New York’s Staten Island Chuck predicted an early spring, as did Georgia’s Gen. Beauregard Lee.

Photo of the day: Punxsutawney Phil perches on the shoulder of groundhog handler John Griffiths on Feb. 2 during the 126th annual Groundhog Day festivities in Punxsutawney, Pa.

Moments earlier, the famous groundhog had predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow after leaving his burrow. If Phil had not seen his shadow, that would mean an early spring is on the way. But not all of the nation’s furry forecasters agree: New York’s Staten Island Chuck predicted an early spring, as did Georgia’s Gen. Beauregard Lee.

6 things most people don’t know about Groundhog DayDid you know that Germans started asking the groundhog about spring as an excuse to drink, eat and be merry?

6 things most people don’t know about Groundhog Day
Did you know that Germans started asking the groundhog about spring as an excuse to drink, eat and be merry?

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Feb

Could a nutria replace Punxsutawney Phil?

Could a nutria replace Punxsutawney Phil?

Why do we celebrate Groundhog Day?

Why do we celebrate Groundhog Day?

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Feb

Why do we celebrate Groundhog Day?Before we received weather reports from rodents and life lessons from time loops, Groundhog Day evolved for centuries into the bizarre holiday it is today.

Why do we celebrate Groundhog Day?
Before we received weather reports from rodents and life lessons from time loops, Groundhog Day evolved for centuries into the bizarre holiday it is today.