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Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Cursed by Allah
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
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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