Groundhog Day: Fun facts and fur

Posted: 8:38 PM EST Feb 01, 2012   Updated: 3:03 AM EST Feb 02, 2015

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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