Celebrity groundhogs fail to agree on when spring will arrive
Canada's celebrity groundhogs are at odds over when spring will arrive.
Nova Scotia's Shubenacadie Sam saw his shadow this morning and retreated into hiding -- which according to centuries-old folkloric tradition means six more weeks of winter.
Ontario's Wiarton Willie has declared an early spring is on its way.
Should you need a tie-breaker, members of Punxsutawney Phil's inner circle in the U-S revealed spring is coming early. Handlers for Pennsylvania's most famous prognosticating groundhog say he didn't see his shadow when the sun rose on Saturday.
Meantime, many human weather experts note that the odd rodent ritual has a terrible track record of predicting the weather.