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Can Baby Pandas Do A Better Job Than Paul The Octopus?

Baby Panda poised to steal Paul the Octopus' throne as Top World Cup Prognosticator.

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Super Cute Chinese Panda Is Set To Become The Star Of The World Cup - By Predicting The Outcome Of Matches During The Tournament

A giant panda conservation center in China's Sichuan province has reportedly "invited" a panda cub to predict the results of the 2014 World Cup.

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It sets to challenge Paul the Octopus at predicting the outcomes of World Cup 2014 matches in Brazil. In the 2010 tournament, Paul became famous for correctly predicting many of the games played – successfully guessing the results of eight World Cup matches.

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According to state media, the unnamed cub from the Sichuan province has accepted an invitation to guess the outcome of matches across the whole tournament in Brazil.

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The Cuddly Creature Will Predict Match Winners By Picking Food From A Choice Of Baskets And Climbing Trees At China's Flagship Panda Breeding Base In Sichuan

China's Xinhua news agency said the Panda World Cup prediction will involve a number of activities.

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For the knock-out rounds, the animal will select winners by climbing trees marked with the national flags of competing nations.

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During the group stages, panda aged one to two will select food from three bamboo baskets representing a win, loss or draw, Xinhua said.

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For the knock-out rounds, the animal will select winners by climbing trees marked with the national flags of competing nations, it added.

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According To Reports, They Will Be Using Not Just One Panda But A Troupe Of Baby Pandas To Predict The Matches

A crack team of baby pandas in China will be used to predict scores at the World Cup in Brazil.

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The Australian Associated Press reports that there will be more than one cub, and a “crack team” of baby pandas will be used to indicate victorious countries.

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Since China isn't participating in the upcoming games, there is "less of a chance" of any sort panda bias.

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What Do You Think? Could Cuddly Pandas Be Better Predictor Of Match Winners Than Paul?

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