Beardsley Bart,” Connecticut’s Prognosticating Prairie Dog, Makes His Groundhog Day Weather Prediction
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo’s Prairie Dog Forecaster Says Spring is Coming
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut – February 2, 2023 - Who needs Punxsutawney Phil when you have ‘Beardsley Bart?’ Beardsley Bart, Connecticut’s own Prognosticating Prairie Dog shared his weather forecast with a small gathering of his friends early this morning. This year, he did not see his shadow, revealing that Connecticut will enjoy an early spring.
“Beardsley Bart is a very early riser and when he came out this morning, he confirmed that he did not see his shadow,” explained Zoo Director Gregg Dancho. “But every year, Beardsley Bart says that spring is coming eventually, and he has always been 100 percent correct.”
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