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Winnipeg Wyn passes away

Sadly Winnipeg Wyn, the groundhog prognosticator who has predicted the weather at the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre for the last few years, passed away at the end of August. The news was shared via a post by the centre’s Facebook page.[]

Groundhog Day Cupakes 2019

We made Groundhog cupcakes yesterday for Groundhog Day again using this recipe. I think they came out a little better than last year.[]

Groundhog cupcakes

For last Groundhog Day we made groundhog cupcakes using this recipe.[]

Groundhogs Around The World: Raleigh’s Sir Walter Wally

Since 1998, the groundhog known as Sir Walter Wally has been forecasting the weather at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, North Carolina. Every Groundhog Day there is a Shadow Ceremony on the Museum’s front steps with the mayor of Raleigh presiding as the “Groundhog Whisperer.”[]

How old is Punxsutawney Phil? Pretty old.

Did you know that there has only ever been one Punxsutawney Phil? While most groundhogs, according to Wookieepedia, only live on average six years in the wild, Punxsutawney Phil has been making weather predictions since 1886. That makes him at least 133 years old! That is older than the average groundhog lives. How is this possible? []

1 week until Groundhog Day!

One week until we’re all looking out for shadows and hugging our Groundhogs![]

Reese’s Groundhog Day groundhogs don’t resemble groundhogs at all! – Stop the War on Groundhog Day

So we were able to get our hands on what is purported to be a bag of this coming Groundhog Day’s Reese’s Groundhog Day groundhogs and as we feared they don’t at all resemble actual groundhogs. Maybe they resemble eggs, or footballs, or maybe even Christmas trees or some bizarre amalgamation of all these things, but what they most certainly don’t resemble is our favorite weather predicting rodents.[]

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