|"Right here he predicts the double-dip recession of 2012 and President Palin's invasion of Russia!"|
Over 100 Indonesians die after an earthquake off the coast of Sumatra but we are transfixed by the unexpected death of a clever cephalopod who correctly predicted the outcome of 2010 World Cup matches. However the odds of predicting seven matches is only 1/128 hardly the same as guessing the winning UK lottery numbers. Nevertheless "he enjoyed a good life" according to the Oberhausen Sea Life centre manager and there is a documentary, books and toys planned for the Christmas market.
We can only imagine what his legacy will be amoungst his fellow molluscs. Maybe he will be regarded as the Nostradamus of the underseaworld, or maybe his intelligence would not be regarded as that special by his peers who never got their 15 minutes infront of the cameras.