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Bonsai Kittens, 2000
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
Cursed by Allah
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
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. []

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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