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Animal oracles predict Euro 2016

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 01:10

A koala and two sea lions make their predictions for the winning soccer teams in the 2016 UEFA European Championship. Rough Cut - Subtitled (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT -- SUBTITLED (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The late "octopus oracle" Paul shot to fame when he predicted Germany to win the 2010 World Cup. And now, a koala in Germany is predicting the outcome of Euro 2016. Director of Leipzig Zoo, Joerg Junhold, says he is the perfect animal to do so. (SOUNDBITE) (German) DIRECTOR OF LEIPZIG ZOO, JOERG JUNHOLD, SAYING: "Well, we believe he is neutral and sees the events here in Europe very relaxed. Therefore, as an impartial arbitrator he is very well suited to make a prediction." Refusing to choose between two Eucalyptus branches, Oobi-Ooobi predicted Germany will draw with Ukraine. But Astrid says Ukraine will triumph... picking THIS ball over Germany's. The German sea lion has competition from France's Watson. Watson picked his own country as the clear winner of Friday evening's match. But will any of these animals reach the notoriety of Octopus Paul?

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Animal oracles predict Euro 2016

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 01:10