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.

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As the tradition goes, if Phil sees his shadow, it means six more weeks of winter. Of the 120 predictions on record so far, Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring 18 times.

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