Disappointment for cross-eyed opossum Heidi on Oscar night

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There was disappointment on Oscar night for Heidi, Germany’s famous cross-eyed opossum, who correctly predicted all but one of the main results.

Heidi, who lives at the Leipzig Zoo in eastern Germany, made the mistake of tipping Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours to win the best picture statuette which instead went to The King’s Speech.

The opossum correctly tipped Natalie Portman to win best actress for Black Swan and Colin Firth as best actor for The King’s Speech and there had been hopes she would prove as successful as Germany’s Paul the octopus which successfully predicted results in last year’s football World Cup.