A German Legend says that on February 2 if the rodent retreats into its burrow on seeing its shadow, it indicates that winter will continue.
And in Ontario, Canada, Wiarton Willie also predicted an early spring.
As legend has it, when the groundhog wakes and doesn't see his shadow, spring is on its way - but if not, you better keep the winter coats and mittens at hand. According to The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club, "Punxsutawney Phil is the only true weather forecasting groundhog".
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In that game, on February 3, Brady will make his ninth trip to the Super Bowl in search of his sixth Lombardi Trophy. ESPN reported an National Football League spokesman confirmed the incident was being investigated.
These top-hat wearing inner circle members of Punxsutawney Phil have said that Phil has finally come out with his Groundhog Day prediction! That's about 65 miles (105 kilometers) northeast of Pittsburgh. But Punxsutawney Phil is arguably the most famous, as well as a supporting character in the popular Bill Murray comedy "Groundhog Day".
"There is no predictive skill for the groundhog during the most recent years of the analysis", the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information states on its website. Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son is breaking the loop of movie sequels sticking to the same media format and will instead be a virtual reality adventure game.
"The following year brought the first official trek to Gobbler's Knob".
And he wasn't the only New York City mayor who struggled with the holiday.
De Blasio has not attended another Staten Island Groundhog Day ceremony since then.