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The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Cursed by Allah
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
St. Louis Zoo Changes its Number -- April Fool's Day, 1940
In order to avoid the avalanche of calls on April 1st for Mr. Lyon, Mr. Wolf, and Mr. Fox, the St. Louis Zoo changed its phone number for one day. Sterling 0900, the zoo's regular phone number, was changed to Sterling 0901.

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