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Who will take over as the top animal tout?

On Jan. 14, Princess the camel passed away at the Popcorn Park Zoo in Forked River, N.J. In addition to having a generally sweet demeanor, Princess, 27, was known as the world's foremost Super Bowl--predicting animal, having correctly hit six of the last seven by eating one of two graham crackers associated with a team name. In her absence, a variety of furry creatures have stepped up to fill the void.

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Neither impressive nor intimidating

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

Troy and Kelly Mann of Seattle named their daughter, born on Jan. 28, Cyndee Leigh 12th Mann.

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HOGLE ZOO/AP (ELI THE APE)

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COURTESY OF THE MANN FAMILY (BABY)

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