Thai 'vagina tree' picks winning lottery numbers

08:53, September 20, 2010      

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While octopi and other creatures have made news recently for predicting sporting and political contests, a "vagina tree" in northern Thailand has reportedly predicted a winning lottery combination based on some strange markings on the trunk.

Although the tamarind tree is nearly 100 years old, locals say it only caught their attention when it recently developed a "fist-sized sparkling" mound on top of a two-foot-long gash in its trunk.

They believe the bizarre combination forms a resemblance to a vagina and that they could detect "008" as the magic numbers.

The village won - though not the entire 50 million baht ($1.59 million) jackpot - and widespread gossip of the hit numbers have piqued the curiosity of many, but no further successful predictions have been reported.

Source: Global Times

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