Groundhog Day Informative Speech

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Hello, everyone. Today we’re writing about me. Here’s for you guys some interesting things about my life. First, we are going to embark what I am. People call me woodchuck or whistlepig. I am a rodent of the family Sciuridae, belonging to the group of large ground squirrels known as marmots. Next, we are going to talk about Groundhog’s Day, according to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, then the spring season will arrive early, some time before the vernal equinox. If it is sunny, the groundhog will supposedly see its shadow and retreat back into its dean, and winter weather will persist for six more weeks. Next, we’re going to talk about the day when Groundhog’s originate. I’m going to give depict of the first official Groundhog Day celebration took place February 2, 1887, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. It was the…show more content…
“ Hey, Phil, sorry if I’m interrupting.”, said Punxsutawney. “ It’s alright, what are you here for?”, said Phil. Punxsutawney said, “ I’m here to tell you that it’s time to go eat.” Phil said, “ Alright, I’ll be there in a second.” That gives me an idea, how about I tell you what we eat. We usually like to profuse our food and eat primarily wild grasses and other vegetation, including berries and agricultural crops, when available. Clover, alfalfa, dandelion, and coltsfoot are among preferred groundhog foods. I also want to tell you about our home. We are spotted in the majority of central and eastern United States, as well as in parts of Alaska and Canada. Groundhogs prefer transitional areas where forest or woodland meets a well-vegetated open field or meadow. Here’s an interesting fact about us, the ancient Christian tradition of Candlemas Day, when the clergy would bless and
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