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The world-famous groundhog is a father of two healthy babies

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. — Each year we celebrate Ground Hog Day and thousands of people come together from all over the world to celebrate the prediction of a furry forecaster (Punxsutawney Phil).


The world-famous groundhog is now the father of two healthy babies that were born on Saturday, March 23. Punxsutawney Phil and his wife Phyllis have started a family.


The announcement on Facebook said, "We have Babies!!" "The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club is very excited to announce that Phil and Phyllis have given birth to two healthy baby Groundhogs!" "The babies are currently in with mom and dad at the zoo that is located at the Punxsutawney Memorial Library, and can be viewed thru the viewing window!"



Apparently, it was a total surprise for everyone. "We did not think that this would happen in captivity because it never has. But apparently, we were wrong,” Punxsutawney Groundhog Club Inner Circle President Thomas Dunkel explained.


Dunkel said a Groundhog Club member discovered the little groundhogs when he came to feed them fresh fruits and vegetables.