These hippos just predicted which team will win the Super Bowl LIII

Feb 1 2019, 5:24 pm

Groundhogs deciding how long winter will last is one thing, but hippos predicting who will win this year’s Super Bowl… that’s a whole other ball game.

A ridiculously cute one, at that.

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The Toronto Zoo tweeted a video of pygmy hippo Kindia and her little one Penelope approaching Draecada leaves that were hung from footballs representing the opposing teams.

Whichever leaf the hippos chose to eat from first would be their winning choice.

They opted for the Patriots, and John Tory tweeted with enthusiasm about their pick.

February 2 might be Groundhog Day, but can we declare February 1 to be Pygmy Potamus Day, too?

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