Groundhog Day: Fun facts and fur

Published: Feb 01 2012 08:38:49 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 02 2015 03:03:00 AM EST

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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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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