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Paul The Oracle Octopus Dies

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Paul, the octopus who correctly predicted this year's World Cup results, died of natural causes today at the ripe old age of 2½ years. Though German fans wanted to eat him, he'll be buried and given a "modest permanent shrine."

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Ironically, he didn't see this one coming.