Ouch, it's six more weeks of pain for this guy! The mayor of Sun Prairie has learned a tough lesson about one of his city's most famous critters.

Don't get too close to a groundhog. Jimmy the groundhog is a biter!

In Sun Prairie, during the Groundhogs Day celebration on Monday. A handler held the local groundhog next to the face of Mayor Jonathan Freund and Jimmy, the groundhog promptly bit down on the mayor's ear.

Mayor Freund flinched, but went on with his declaration that there would be an early spring due to Jimmy's prognostication. According to TV station WISC-TV

The Groundhog Day celebration became even more precarious when Jimmy's handlers, Jerry and Maria Hahn, said the mayor had gotten it wrong and that there would be six more weeks of winter. Then the city issued a statement which said only the mayor can translate Jimmy's prediction.