Octopus at Point Defiance Zoo 'predicts' winner of Apple Cup

Octopus at Point Defiance Zoo 'predicts' winner of Apple Cup

TACOMA, Wash. — The game is still a day away, but Ollie the octopus at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma has already predicted the winner.

Ollie has decided that the Washington State University Cougars will win Friday.

He was presented with two feeding jars filled with shrimp, squid and herring. One jar had a purple lid for UW and the other had a red lid for WSU.

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Ollie grabbed the WSU jar and dropped it to the bottom of the tank, perhaps indicating a Cougar win.

The Apple Cup is happening Friday at 1 p.m. at Husky Stadium.

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