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Potomac Phil, a taxidermied groundhog brought out to determine... News PhotoClose To,Shadow,Sitting,USA,Vertical,Washington DC,Weather,WoodchuckPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPPotomac Phil, a taxidermied groundhog brought out to determine whether or not he sees his shadow sits near by in Washington, DC, on February 2, 2012. Potomac Ground Hog club founder Aaron DeNu, said Phil saw his shadow during a ceremony at Dupont Circle, Thursday, meaning that DC residents should brace for six more weeks of winter. The club is hoping to begin its own Ground Hog Day tradition, but are looking to find a live ground hog for the next celebration. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)