Groundhog Day: Fun facts and fur

POSTED: 05:38 PM PST Feb 01, 2012    UPDATED: 12:03 AM PST 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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Serbia celebrates a yearly event that is strikingly similar to Groundhog Day as well. It is celebrated among Orthodox Christians in the country on Feb. 15 each year. If it is sunny and clear, then winter is not over yet. If it is cloudy, winter is about to end.

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