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Garbage in garbage. World Day of wetlands. Photofact. How to protect themselves from frost? Unnecessary stuff sells on the Internet. 'Ekoterroristku' sentenced to 22 years It is believed that on this day in Panksutoni Phil groundhog predict the weather. They say that if the groundhog will come out of the burrow after hibernation and sees his shadow, that is, sunny day, it means that winter is not gone soon, and the groundhog goes to bed yet for six weeks. If no shadow will be – Spring is around the corner. The first mention of Groundhog Day related to the 18 century, and in Panksutoni record the behavior of marmots maintained since 1886.
In Europe, competition badger in predicting the weather were bears and urchins, that is, those animals that are in the winter hibernate. In Russia there is no Groundhog Day, the more so because in our climate on this Groundhog Day, as a rule, still fast asleep and the onset of spring can not predict. But on the folk calendar 2 February – the day of the Winter Euphemia. On this day related features: for Euphemia snowstorm – all carnival blizzard will at Euphemia at noon the sun – an early spring frost that day – the fall of night frost.