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Frying Pan Farm Park employee Catherine Vaughan shows Mandy, the farm’s pet rabbit during the information session at the park’s visitor center on Groundhog Day.

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Herndon and Reston Winter Fun Guide

Stay active by running some races, find out if we have six more weeks of winter (we hope not), or enjoy some s’mores by the campfire.

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Groundhog Day Held At Frying Pan Park

Families visit groundhog burrow.

"They are like little lawnmowers, so when it is spring, they eat everything they can," said Frying Pan Park naturalist Shannon Morley. "When it is summer, they eat everything they can. And when it is fall they still eat. But in winter they rest or hibernate." Morely was giving a presentation to families on groundhogs that reside on the park grounds.

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