Canada's celebrity groundhogs predict an early spring.

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Canada's celebrity groundhogs have predicted an early spring on Groundhog Day after officials declared the pudgy prognosticators did not see their shadows.

Folklore has it that if the groundhog sees its shadow when it emerges from its burrow on Groundhog Day, there will be six more weeks of winter. If the groundhog doesn't see its shadow, then tradition says spring is on the way.

Ontario's Wiarton Willie and Nova Scotia's Shubenacadie Sam were both greeted by cheers as their forecasts were issued by their handlers today morning.