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Fake Fish Photos
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
The Beast of Trowbridge
A 71-year-old pensioner recently claimed to have caught a photo of the "Beast of Trowbridge" — a large black panther that supposedly roams wild in Wiltshire. The photo was genuine, but it wasn't taken in Wiltshire. Nor was the pensioner the photographer. Turns out it was actually taken in Lapeer County, Michigan and posted online six years ago. [mirror.co.uk]


Categories: Animals, Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Wed Aug 21, 2013
Comments (1)
This is my hoax! It spread like wildfire. I did it in order to gain employment in journalism or a start in the media. I hope it works as this went viral. Thanks for publishing it here.
Posted by Erb Smith  in  Wiltshire  on  Tue Sep 10, 2013  at  09:38 PM
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