Punxsutawney Phil is held up for the crowd to see at Groundhog
Day yesterday in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
Phil is generally accepted as the national forecaster, but other groundhogs
around the country also make predictions.
Days, to put it mildly, has a jam-packed lineup of activities planned.
To keep them short and sharp, groundhogs
need to gnaw.
Day is sunny, the groundhog
sees his shadow, goes back into his hole, and the rest of winter will be long and cold.
Atrum receives grant of an additional four (4) coal licences at Groundhog
following community, First Nations and ministerial consultation taking its Groundhog
tenure to 22 coal licences and 15 coal licence applications, including the proposed acquisition tenure
Inner Circle president Bill Deeley, who says he "consults" with Phil, deciphered what the groundhog
had to say about the weather.
, or rather his long line of ancestors and lookalikes bearing the same name, is a national media star and was at the center of a Bill Murray comedy "Groundhog
Punxsutawney Phil is said to have the "mythical ability of forecasting either an early spring or a long winter," according to the Groundhog
Almighty [NYT] Earlier: Happy Groundhog
wait eagerly for the groundhog
to come out of its burrow to predict the weather.
A study published in the January issue of National Wildlife Magazine reports that the male groundhog
emerging from his lair in February is not looking for his own shadow but perhaps for that of a comely female groundhog