Groundhog Day: Fun facts and fur

POSTED: 05:38 PM PST Feb 01, 2012    UPDATED: 07:44 AM PST Feb 02, 2016 

Now that Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring, learn a little more about where this Groundhog Day tradition comes from.

Groundhog Day - Staten Island Chuck
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Punxsutawney Phil is the most well-known, but more than a dozen states celebrate with their own groundhogs, such as Georgia's Gen. Beauregard Lee and Buckeye Chuck in Ohio. Pictured here is Staten Island Chuck, who makes his own annual prediction from New York City's Staten Island Zoo.

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