Groundhog Day: Fun facts and fur

Published On: Feb 01 2012 07:38:49 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 02 2016 09:44:45 AM CST

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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Phil's real name is "Punxsutawney Phil, Seer of Seers, Sage of Sages, Prognosticator of Prognosticators and Weather Prophet Extraordinaire."

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