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Oracle octopus predicts Ghana win against Germany

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 01:06

Regina the octopus predicts Ghana to win against Germany in Saturday's World Cup match in Brazil. Gavino Garay reports.

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Many miss the late Paul the Octopus -- a psychic creature that correctly predicted multiple wins during the 2010 South Africa World Cup. But there's hope for Paul's fans, and her name's Regina the German octopus. Regina predicts that Ghana will be the winner in the upcoming match against Germany. Given the choice of eating on food from two different transparent containers -- she chose the one with Ghana's flag. Head Keeper of Berlin's SeaLife aquarium, Martin Hansel. (SOUNDBITE) (German) HEAD KEEPER AT AQUARIUM, MARTIN HANSEL, SAYING: "Well, it all started four years in the town of Oberhausen with Paul (the octopus), possibly the most famous octopus in the world who managed to correctly predict eight games during the world cup 2010. So it seemed obvious to use those special octopus skills and that is why we built our oracle, the board with the goal holes. We are trying to do it with our octopus." Regina soaked up the stardom after correctly predicting Germany's win against Portugal last week. The pressure's on to see if her oracle powers stack up to those of her predecessor.

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Oracle octopus predicts Ghana win against Germany

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 01:06

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