Paul The Octopus

Here’s a cephalopodic flag meme from 2010.

Memorial to Paul at the Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen.  From Wikipedia.
Memorial to Paul at the Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen. From Wikipedia.

Paul the Octopus was a common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) that lived at the Aquarium Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen, Germany, best known for successfully predicting the outcomes of Germany’s 2010 World Cup matches. In a divination, Paul would “predict” which team would win a match by choosing to eat a mussel out of one of two boxes marked with the flag of each team. [From Know Your Meme®]

Paul The Octopus – song by Parry Gripp

Fan art, from Know Your Meme.
Fan art, from Know Your Meme.
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Author: SDM

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