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.

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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