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Groundhog Day 2011 - Deliola

Feb. 2nd, 2011

09:25 am - Groundhog Day 2011

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It's an early spring! Staten Island Chuck did not see his shadow

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From:stringfever
Date:February 3rd, 2011 04:39 pm (UTC)
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меня интересует история сурка) он дрессированый? что он весь год делает?
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From:deliola
Date:February 6th, 2011 03:46 am (UTC)
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Punxsutawney Phil lore

Zoological data suggest that groundhogs have an average lifespan of ten years in captivity and six years in the wild, with a maximum lifespan of 14 years in captivity documented.[3] Punxsutawney Phil fans say that there is only one Phil (all the other groundhog weathermen are impostors), and that he has made weather prognostications for over 121 years as of 2011. They say that every summer, Phil is given a sip of the mysterious Groundhog Elixir, which magically lengthens his life for seven years. This is done by Inner Circle members.[4] According to the Groundhog Club, Phil, after making the prediction, speaks to the Club President in "Groundhogese", which only the Inner Circle appear to understand, and then his prediction is translated for the entire world.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punxsutawney_Phil
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