Wednesday, 27 October 2010

World Cup Oracle Octopus Paul Dies

Paul the Octopus, who correctly predicted the outcome of games during this year's World Cup soccer tournament, has died. The eight-tentacled cephalopod oracle died of natural causes. He 2 and a half years old. Paul enthralled millions of people around the world by correctly predicting the outcome of several World Cup matches this year.

His prescience attracted a legion of news reporters and photographers. It also inspired a special clothing line and mobile phone applications. A documentary film on Paul is scheduled to debut soon. And donations made in Paul's name helped pay for a permanent sea turtle rescue center on the Greek island of Zakynthos.

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