Panda Prognostication Prohibited

panda_eating_cAnimals are right about as often as the odds makers are. Having animals pick winners in sports isn’t anything new. Zoos across the country do it for the world series, Super Bowl….in 2010 Paul the Octopus was the official animal prognosticator for the World Cup. Pandas in China have been forbidden from predicting World Cup scores this year. The idea was to have them choose between two baskets of food, each would have the flags of countries playing one another on them. After careful consideration, it was determined the activity involved too much human interaction. This was too much, but the constant poking and prodding to get them to mate isn’t?  Maybe this is what they wait for…”Honey, not until after I see if I picked the Belgium-Algeria game right.

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