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Great octopi of our time, No.2: Paul.

Following last December's stunning revelation of graphic footage of a coconut-carrying octopus comes the news that an Oberhausen cephalopod by the name of Paul has correctly predicted the outcome of every match Germany has played in the current FIFA World Cup. Including their semi-final loss to Spain this morning, of which El Pais reported, "El pulpo acertó."

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