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Paul – is dead

Paul, the soccer world cup predicting octopus died. Paul had reached the octopus old age of 2½ years and died in his tank on Tuesday morning at the Sea Life aquarium in the western German city of Oberhausen.
Paul correctly tipped the outcome of all seven of Germany’s games. He made his
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TTT – Tiny Thumb Thursday

Due to the success of previous posts (Paul, the little octopus and a small monkey-like-thing ), I have decided to turn Thursdays into Tiny Thumb Thursdays. The argument could easily made that tiny animals are way cuter than normal or larger sized animals. Whether the animal is smaller because it’s young, or it’s actually a
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The next Paul?

He may be ready in time for the next soccer championship….

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Paul was 100% accurate

And he got his own Wikipedia page:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_(octopus)
For those of you who don’t know Paul, he’s a common octopus living in a tank at a Sea Life Centre in Germany, who is an animal oracle of soccer matches, usually international matches in which Germany was playing.  He came to worldwide attention with his 100% accurate predictions
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I don’t care about soccer, but …

… I want to know if ‘Paul’ is going to be right again.
The 19th edition of FIFA World Cup 2010 will be remembered for several reasons. For the first time any African nation successfully hosted the mega football event while Spain first time qualified for the World Cup final thrashing Germany 1-0 in the second
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