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Harbor Seal Picks Patriots as Favorite to Win Super Bowl LIII

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    The Maritime Aquarium
    Rasal the harbor seal making her pick for the Super Bowl LIII winner.

    The New England Patriots are the favorite to win Super Bowl LIII, according to a special resident at The Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk.

    Rasal the harbor seal is trained to target objects with her nose. When presented with alternating images of the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams helmets against her exhibit window, she went for the Patriots helmet, making her pick for the big game.

    The seals have been making picks since 2012. Orange the harbor seal, who died in May 2018, made five of the last eight picks. Their record is shaky – picking incorrectly for the first five years and correctly for the last two.

    For more on Super Bowl LIII, click here.