Octopus in Switzerland touted as the next psychic football oracle

An octopus at the Basel Zoo in Switzerland is being touted as the possible successor to psychic Paul, the world-famous octopus in Germany who predicted the results of a number of international football matches before he died in 2010.

Basel zoo believe they have a new psychic octopus.

Basel zoo believe they have a new psychic octopus. Image by Michael Bentley / CC BY 2.0

Staff at the Basel Zoo have praised the one-year-old common octopus (who arrived to the zoo in July) as being ‘eager to learn’. Read more: thelocal.ch

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