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The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Fake Fish Photos
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Dog Leaps From Overpass
Status: Possible canine suicide?
Charles G. Jetchick was driving along, minding his own business, when suddenly a dog crashed through his window. It had fallen from an overpass. Police don't think it was thrown. Instead, they speculate the dog fell by accident while trying to avoid a car. The police officer commented: ""We've had rocks and other stuff like that fall off of overpasses. This would be the first dog we've had." The Anomalist, however, speculates that it might be another case of canine suicide... because like spontaneous human combustion, spontaneous canine suicide can strike at any time.
Categories: Animals, Death
Posted by The Curator on Fri Jan 20, 2006
Comments (5)
Anybody ever think that maybe it's just that the dog didn't (or couldn't) jump as far as the stick was thrown...
Posted by Christopher in Joplin, Missouri  in  Joplin, Mo  on  Fri Jan 20, 2006  at  07:12 AM
The driver of the car died. I just read this on a news website...
Posted by nikki  in  Ohio  on  Fri Jan 20, 2006  at  09:09 AM
I had an unhappy encounter with a suicidal teenage bunny a while ago.
Poor thing had just had enough and ran right out in front of my car.
Posted by Gee...  on  Fri Jan 20, 2006  at  05:17 PM
Darn it. I saw this yesterday and thought of the canine suicide thing.
Posted by Smerk  in  to mischief  on  Sat Jan 21, 2006  at  02:38 AM
:->
Posted by tahlia  in  uk  on  Sat Jan 21, 2006  at  01:18 PM
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