Forget Groundhog Day — Hedgehog Day Is Where It’s At (And These Photos Prove It)

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Every Feb 2, we demeanour to a favorite weather-predicting groundhog Punxsuatawney Phil to tell us how most some-more cold continue we’ll have to understanding with. But did we know that behind in a day, Romans used hedgehogs for a same purpose?

As partial of their weather-predicting ritual, ancient Romans would use hedgehogs as their animal meteorologists. Eventually, this tradition was brought over to a U.S. by German immigrants with one teenager tweak. Since hedgehogs were few and distant in between, they replaced in groundhogs and a rest is history. So to respect a strange weather-predicting critters, here are 22 darling hedgehogs that would give any groundhog a run for a money.

1. They took some additional reserve precautions to make certain they never remove their hedgehog around a house.

They took some additional reserve precautions to make certain they never remove their hedgehog around a house.

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2. I’ll have a double shot of cuteness any day.

I'll have a double shot of cuteness any day.

Reddit / elliethehedgehog

3. You can’t leave this small man alone for some-more than a notation but him removing into trouble.

You can't leave this small man alone for some-more than a notation but him removing into trouble.

Reddit / DaphneWharberton