Groundhog Day: A Tradition of Top Hats, Marmots, and Shadows

by Philip Jett There are King Kong, Godzilla, and Bigfoot, all powerful, mythical creatures, but they suffer from the same weakness—none can predict the weather. And that’s where Pennsylvania’s most famous critter shines—the Marmota monax, better known as the woodchuck, … Read the article The post Groundhog Day: A Tradition of Top Hats, Marmots, and […]

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by Philip Jett

There are King Kong, Godzilla, and Bigfoot, all powerful, mythical creatures, but they suffer from the same weakness—none can predict the weather. And that’s where Pennsylvania’s most famous critter shines—the Marmota monax, better known as the woodchuck, … Read the article

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