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Russia: Animal instincts? Polar bear and tiger split on future US president00:37

Russia: Animal instincts? Polar bear and tiger split on future US president

Russian Federation, Krasnoyarsk
November 8, 2016 at 12:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Russian tiger and polar bear cast their 'vote' on who they think should become the next president of the United States, at a zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Tuesday, while US citizens headed to polling stations.

Zookeepers put meat and fish inside two hollowed out pumpkins and added images of the two presidential candidates before leaving them in the animals' respective enclosures.

While the female Siberian tiger Yunona plumped decisively for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Felix the polar bear, after a few minutes' deliberation, chose Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The stunt comes following the phenomenon of 'prophetic' animals that started with Paul the Octopus during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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A Russian tiger and polar bear cast their 'vote' on who they think should become the next president of the United States, at a zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Tuesday, while US citizens headed to polling stations.

Zookeepers put meat and fish inside two hollowed out pumpkins and added images of the two presidential candidates before leaving them in the animals' respective enclosures.

While the female Siberian tiger Yunona plumped decisively for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Felix the polar bear, after a few minutes' deliberation, chose Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The stunt comes following the phenomenon of 'prophetic' animals that started with Paul the Octopus during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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