Hi stranger! Signing up for MypetMD is easy, free and puts the most relevant content at your fingertips.

Get Instant Access To

  • 24/7 alerts for pet-related recalls

  • Your own library of articles, blogs, and favorite pet names

  • Tools designed to keep your pets happy and healthy



or Connect with Facebook

By joining petMD, you agree to the Privacy Policy.


Camel Predicts Super Bowl XLVI Winner

ADVERTISEMENT
By Kimberly Porter    February 03, 2012 at 01:47PM / (0) comments

A New Jersey camel has correctly predicted five of the past six Super Bowl winners. Her only misstep was two years ago when she picked the Indianapolis Colts over the New Orleans Saints. Proving even camels know it’s usually risky to bet against Peyton Manning.

Princess is the star of Popcorn Park Zoo in New Jersey, with a record this year of 14-6 regular season and playoff games, and a lifetime record of 88-51.

Her best season was 2008 when she went 17-5, including a correct Super Bowl pick in the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The way her picking works is that the zoo’s general manager, John Bergmann, writes the names of opposing teams on graham crackers and places one in each hand. Whichever hand Princess nibbles from is her choice.

"It started out when a local radio station was looking to have some fun, so they asked Princess who was going to win a particular game each week, and it just took off from there," Bergmann said. "Now we have guys calling up on Sunday morning wanting to know who Princess has picked that week. One guy even asked if she does lottery numbers."

In regards to this year’s upcoming match, Princess delivered some bad news to the New England Patriots on January 25. She ate from the New York Giants graham cracker hand with no hesitation.

However there are also two bottle-nosed dolphins residing at the Georgia Aquarium who correctly picked the AFC and NFC championship winners this season, and now they’ve chosen the Patriots to take it all in Super Bowl XLVI.

Looks like we’ll have to wait and see come Sunday, February 5, which animal is the ultimate clairvoyant.

 

 

Image: Fox News Insider

Comments  0

Leave Comment


  • Lifetime Credits:
  • Today's Credits:
Hurry Before All Seats are Taken!
Enroll
Be an A++ Pet Parent! Take fun & free courses to earn badges & certifications. Choose a course»

ARCHIVES

 
MORE FROM PETMD.COM