Japan’s oracle octopus turned into sashimi

Octopus are displayed for sale after an auction at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, September 9, 2006. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files

SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) – An octopus who successfully predicted all of Japan’s World Cup group stage matches has been killed and turned into sashimi, according to local media reports. The mollusc, named Rabio, chose the winners of Japan’s matches during an experiment in a paddling pool. Despite gaining national attention for its success, however, the […]

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