Reviewed by: Michael Seale
In line with the famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, Sand Mountain Sam has predicted an early spring for 2024.
He’s an opossum from Albertville, and Sand Mountain Sam has predicted the coming of spring on Groundhog Day since 1993, according to CountdownToGroundhodgDay.com.
More about Sand Mountain Sam
During his past ten predictions, the famous opossum has called for an early spring eight times.
Opossums are the only marsupial native to North America, and they have a prehensile tail, meaning they can grip and hold things with it.
Other Groundhog Day predictors
Huntsville’s Cosmo the “GroundDOG” also predicted an early spring this morning. He’s a mixed breed who was adopted last night.