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Groundhog Day for Punxsutawney Phil

2 February 2014 Last updated at 14:42 GMT

Thousands of people in the Pennsylvanian town of Punxsutawney have been celebrating Groundhog Day.

The rodent is famous for predicting whether or not winter is due to end, as Claire Brennan reports.

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