Legendary groundhog Punxsutawney Phil at Gobbler’s Knob, in Pennsylvania and newcomer Hope, at Bartholomew County’s Utopia Wildlife Rehabilitators are in agreement — six more weeks of winter. Both of the groundhogs saw their shadow yesterday morning in the annual tradition.
Hope-area resident David Miller introduced the local groundhog:
Hope resident Donju Taylor read the local groundhog’s proclamation:
Kathy Hershey with Utopia, explained the life of a groundhog in Indiana.
Utopia Wildlife Rehabilitators have posted the full video of the local festivities to their Facebook page.
Photo courtesy of Susan Thayer Fye