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See the Moment When a Groundhog Bit a Mayor's Ear

Feb 02, 2015

The City of Sun Prairie now says Jimmy the Groundhog whispered his forecast to the mayor...which might also be the same moment he bit the mayor's ear. Read more:

Posted by WISC-TV / Channel 3000 on Monday, February 2, 2015

On a nippy Groundhog Day in Sun Prairie, Wis., a groundhog nipped the city's mayor on the ear.

Per tradition, Jimmy the Groundhog had "whispered" his prognostication of an early spring into Mayor Jonathan Freund's ear and "leaned into the Mayor’s ear to make sure the Mayor heard him correctly," according to a statement. WISC-TV News 3 posted video of the incident.

"Let's just say that Jimmy will always have my ear," Freund wrote on Facebook.

No word on whether, after the incident, he will experience six more weeks of pain.

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