Good News: Charlotte's own Groundhog

By Kristen Hampton - bio l email

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - She eats a mixture of fruits and vegetables, and never bites people. Queen Charlotte is quite the docile groundhog, but just a so-so prognosticator.

Charlotte Nature Museum is home to Charlotte's own groundhog-day go-to girl. The fuzzy predictor has been shadow seeking for years now, but only gets it right 50% of the time. Queen Charlotte didn't see her shadow this year which indicates an early spring.

We asked our own Kelly Franson to weigh in on the supposed science behind the groundhog predictions, guess what? There isn't any science. Just cute and cuddly groundhogs.

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