The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Fake Fish Photos
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
Rare Ostrich Discovered in Australian Zoo -- April Fool's Day, 1953

"Australian scientists reportedly are puzzled by a strange species of ostrich, left, discovered in the Melbourne zoo. It has a beautiful neck, shapely legs, and feet resembling high-heeled shoes. April Fool! Under the plumage is Renita Kramer, a novelty dancer." [International Photo]

April Fool Categories: Birds, 1953, Photo Hoaxes.
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