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DogDaz Zoo: Happy Whistle-Pig Day

02 Feb

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These Ground Hogs are such funny weather predicting creatures. They have names like woodchuck, land-beaver, and whistle-pig. Our regional prognosticator is named Punxsutawney Phil. Phil is known as the “Seer of Seers,” the “Prognosticator of Prognosticators” and the “Most Photographed Pennsylvanian.” People in Pennsylvania dress up in top hats and tails and have this whole big event each year to see if we are going to have an early spring or late winter. Leave it to a rodent to let us know.

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Anthony Quintanohttp://www.flickr.com/photos/quintanomedia/8437241711/ target=”blank”

Groundhog day actually designates the middle point between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. There are 6 more weeks until the Vernal Equinox, which marks the beginning of spring. No matter what Phil says – SPRING IS COMING!!!!! Make way for crocus and daffodils.

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Posted by on February 2, 2023 in Animals

 

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2 responses to “DogDaz Zoo: Happy Whistle-Pig Day

  1. easyweimaraner

    February 2, 2023 at 04:07

    we agree… spring is coming…. our daffodils are out so miss spring is near ;O)

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    • DogDaz

      February 2, 2023 at 13:23

      Really. You must be much warmer than us. I don’t expect them until March.

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