VIDEO: Groundhog bites Wisconsin mayor

Jimmy, the official groundhog of Sun Prairie, Wisc., apparently wasn't happy about the confusion surrounding his annual how-much-longer-will-winter-last forecast.

Because during today's Groundhog Day event, instead of whispering sweet groundhog nothings into Mayor Jonathan Freund's ear, Jimmy took a chomp:

Here's the video:

As if that's not embarrassing enough, local reports indicate there's confusion about Jimmy's prediction. One of his handlers says he interpreted Jimmy as communicating that there will be six more weeks of winter, but the mayor, after flinching because of the bite, said Jimmy actually predicted an early spring.

Then again, who could blame Freund for getting a bit flustered? It looks like that hurt!

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