Gator Country owner, Gary Saurage, decided to ditch the traditional Groundhog Day tradition and put a Southeast Texas spin on it. He used 'Big Al' as a test. If he ate a piece of chicken, winter would cease to exist this season, if not, it would stick around. BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE STORY
If you're ever around Beaumont Texas - be sure to stop by Gator Country and take a swamp tour!
Who needs Punxsutawney Phil when you have Big Al!?