Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Early Spring

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Groundhog Day 2013
President Bill Deeley (R) of Punxsutawney's 'Inner Circle' tap on the door of Punxsutawney Phil's burrow as he and groundhog co-handlers John Griffiths (2nd R) and Ron Ploucha (3rd L) entice Phil out during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
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(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Groundhog Day 2013
Punxsutawney Phil climbs on the shoulder of groundhog co-handler John Griffiths (R) after Phil did not see his shadow and predicting an early spring during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
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(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Groundhog Day 2013
Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil climbs on the top hat of his handler after Phil did not see his shadow and predicting an early spring during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The Punxsutawney 'Inner Circle' claimed that there were about 35,000 people gathered at the event to watch Phil's annual forecast.
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Groundhog Day 2013
Groundhog co-handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil after Phil did not see his shadow and predicting an early spring during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The Punxsutawney 'Inner Circle' claimed that there were about 35,000 people gathered at the event to watch Phil's annual forecast.
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Groundhog Day 2013
A crowd waits for the Punxsutawney Phil to come out from his winter den during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The Punxsutawney 'Inner Circle' claimed that there were about 35,000 people gathered at the event to watch Phil's annual forecast.
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Groundhog Day 2013
Punxsutawney Phil climbs on the shoulder of groundhog co-handler John Griffiths after Phil didn't see his shadow and predicting an early spring during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The Punxsutawney 'Inner Circle' claimed that there were about 35,000 people gathered at the event to watch Phil's annual forecast.
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Groundhog Day 2013
Groundhog co-handler John Griffiths (R) holds up Punxsutawney Phil as co-handler Ron Ploucha (3rd L) looks on after Phil didn't see his shadow and predicting an early spring during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The Punxsutawney 'Inner Circle' claimed that there were about 35,000 people gathered at the event to watch Phil's annual forecast.
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Groundhog Day 2013
Fireworks are seen during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The Punxsutawney 'Inner Circle' claimed that there were about 35,000 people gathered at the event to watch Phil's annual forecast.
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Groundhog Day 2013
A groundhog handler waits for bringing the Punxsutawney Phil out from his winter den during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The Punxsutawney 'Inner Circle' claimed that there were about 35,000 people gathered at the event to watch Phil's annual forecast.
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Groundhog Day 2013
A man waits for the Punxsutawney Phil to come out from his winter den during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration at Gobbler's Knob on February 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The Punxsutawney 'Inner Circle' claimed that there were about 35,000 people gathered at the event to watch Phil's annual forecast.
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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