If latest Rugby World Cups have taught us something, it is to count on the sudden.
In any case, England was not even anticipated to succeed in the ultimate however thumped the All Blacks final weekend in what was considered as one of many nice World Cup performances.
So, since man has been having hassle selecting winners, maybe it is time we let our pals within the animal kingdom have a flip.
Ever since Paul the Octopus shot to fame by accurately predicting all of Germany’s outcomes on the 2010 soccer World Cup, the world has been looking for the soothsaying mollusc’s rightful inheritor (a tragic footnote is that Paul handed away three months later).
One animal chancing its trotter on the result’s a piglet, which is betting its bacon that South Africa will safe a record-equaling third title.
Nonetheless, one feathery visionary would not agree — and you’ve got heard the one in regards to the smart outdated owl.
Lastly, we could not go with out letting man’s finest good friend have a say and these pooches are pawsitive it is going to be South Africa lifting the well-known trophy.
Watch the video above to get the animal kingdom’s lowdown on rugby’s showpiece event.