by Claudine Zap
Groundhog Day is almost upon us, when rodent meteorologists take over the weather report to answer the pressing question: Is spring almost here, or are we subject to six more weeks of winter?
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The history of this now American tradition stems from pagan and Christian holidays brought over from Europe that looked to hibernating animals to signal the end of winter.
The Germans used hedgehogs as their weather guides. In Pennsylvania, early American settlers found
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