Groundhog Day: Behind the Burrow

Don’t trust the weather predictions of this hibernating marmot. According to a classic Post article, the critter is a surly, hoggish nuisance, and possibly the laziest animal in existence!

Discover why the groundhog is unworthy of the faith we have in him in the Post‘s original article “Weather Prophet Without Honor” by George Heinold (January 31, 1948).

Americans have too devout a respect for the groundhog’s prestige to pay any attention to scientific skepticism, wrote 1948 Post contributor George Heinold Click image to read full story.