And UP he pops to find his shadow or not find it. Remember, if he sees his shadow that furball gets to go back to sleep in his warm little burrow because we have 6 more weeks of winter. If he doesn't see his shadow, that cute little groundhog gets to stay up because spring is right around the corner. As a preschool class we watched the news broadcast (on the internet) of Punxatawny Phil today. As you probably already know he SAW his shadow which means 6 more weeks of winter. The kids thought it was so cool to really see him on the news.
Some Cool Groundhog Facts...
*A groundhog is also called a woodchuck
*A groundhog sleeps through the winter - he hibernates
*A groundhog is related to a squirrel, chipmunk, and a prairie dog!