Paul Is Dead: We Say Goodbye to Everyone's Favorite Psychic Octopus!

Remember el Pulpo Paul, the psychic octopus who earlier this year predicted the outcomes of several matches at the South Africa soccer World Cup?

Well, Paul is no more. Paul is dead. Paul went to the great aquarium in the sky.

The Sea Life animal park in Oberhausen, Germany has announced that Paul the octopus, better known by his Spanish name of "el pulpo Paul," has passed away in his sleep last night. Paul died "of natural causes."

Continue Reading

Here's a musical tribute to Paul from his vuvuzela-drenched 15 minutes of fame this past summer:

Bonus video: Foul play??? You be the judge:


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >