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Octopus Paul given honorary citizenship

07-23-2010 14:14 BJT

Paul, the psychic octopus, was awarded honorary citizenship of the Spanish town of Carballino on Thursday, after correctly predicting Spain’s win in the World Cup final.

Paul, the psychic octopus, was awarded honorary citizenship of the Spanish town of Carballino on Thursday, after correctly predicting Spain’s win in the World Cup final.

Paul, the psychic octopus, was awarded honorary citizenship of the Spanish town of 
Carballino on Thursday, after correctly predicting Spain’s win in the World Cup 
final.

The mayor of the northwestern Spanish town, Carlos Montes, travelled to Germany where he presented the Oberhausen Sea Life aquarium with a silver plaque and a replica statue of its best-known cephalopod.

Paul also received a sumptuous meal of mussel meat and was given a friendly stroke.

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