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Raw: Turtle picks Brazil in World Cup opener

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June 10, 2014
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"Big Head", a 25-year-old loggerhead turtle, has given host nation Brazil the nod to win Thursday's opening World Cup clash against Croatia. (June 10) Video provided by AP


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