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'Psychic' ferret to predict Euro results

Posted on Thursday, 31 May, 2012 | Comment icon 12 comments


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Ukraine organisers have revealed their answer to Paul the psychic octopus - Fred the psychic ferret.

The peculiar reliance on an animal to predict match results seems to be going from strength to strength ever since Paul the octopus was attributed with predicting the outcome of several of Germany's games during the 2010 World Cup. Now the Ukraine hopes to replicate Paul's success with their own psychic mascot - Fred the ferret.

It doesn't end there though, now other countries are trying to get in on the act with their own animal representatives. Fred will also joined by the soothsayer hog Khryak in Kiev and Citta the elephant in Krakow, Poland.

"It is hoped the mammal will have the same success in predicting the winners of games in this summer's tournament as his eight-legged predecessor did for Germany's matches in the 2010 World Cup."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #3 Posted by BrianPotter on 31 May, 2012, 11:55
Ah you dont need to be psychic to know England wont win it....
Comment icon #4 Posted by Dosojin Midnight on 31 May, 2012, 12:32
Comment icon #5 Posted by Ninhursag on 31 May, 2012, 13:31
Here We Go Again
Comment icon #6 Posted by Calibeliever on 31 May, 2012, 14:51
As good as any other I suppose. I love stupid human tricks
Comment icon #7 Posted by ouija ouija on 31 May, 2012, 15:24
Pffft! No mention of previous form, I notice ....... I'm going to put my money on the team the psychic elephant predicts
Comment icon #8 Posted by jgorman628 on 31 May, 2012, 16:59
Even a blind squirrel finds a nut every now and then. Maybe it's physic!
Comment icon #9 Posted by Qwaiser on 1 June, 2012, 9:57
Guess they have nothing better to do..maybe next world cup we get..a psychic anaconda?
Comment icon #10 Posted by unit on 1 June, 2012, 19:01
good stuff.. you can all see what's going on here
Comment icon #11 Posted by ZaraKitty on 6 July, 2012, 11:43
Stupid ferret. It's not even self aware let alone psychic!
Comment icon #12 Posted by 747400 on 11 July, 2012, 14:28
So how accurate did he prove to be? Or for that matter the elephant and the Warthog?


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