Conn.'s Official Groundhog Predicts 6 More Weeks of Winter

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Happy Groundhog Day! Connecticut's official state groundhog Chuckles predicts we will have six more weeks of winter.

Chuckles was scared and saw his shadow shortly before 7 a.m. on Wednesday at the Lutz Children's Museum in Manchester.

Before seeing his shadow, Chuckles XI was sworn in as the state's new official groundhog.

Punxsutawney Phil also saw his shadow in western Pennsylvania. He agrees with Chuckles' predictions for six more weeks of winter.

In Eastford, Scramble the Duck predicts there will be six more weeks of winter.

And in Bridgeport, Beardsley Bart, Connecticut's own Prognosticating Prairie Dog, did not see his shadow. Beardsley Bart is predicting we will have an early spring.

Last year, Phoebe the Hedgehog stood in for Connecticut's state groundhog and predicted six more weeks of winter.

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