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San Antonio Zoo lioness picks Longhorns to win Valero Alamo Bowl

Surely Bevo approves of Axelle's pick.

SAN ANTONIO — One day before the Texas Longhorns take the field against the Colorado Buffaloes in the Valero Alamo Bowl, UT got a vote of confidence from the king – or, in this case, queen – of the jungle.

Axelle, a lioness at the San Antonio Zoo, gave her prediction that UT would win the game after knocking over a hand-painted Texas Longhorns box. 

She then proceeded to carry the box away and have her fun with it in the process.

RELATED: PREVIEW: No. 20 Texas Longhorns square off with Colorado Buffaloes in Valero Alamo Bowl

Credit: San Antonio Zoo
Courtesy: San Antonio Zoo

The lioness's choice seems to be in line with what most experts think: Texas enters the game an eight-point favorite over Colorado. UT has a 79.9% chance of winning the game, according to ESPN's Football Power Index.

Surely Bevo approves of Axelle's choice.


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