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Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Mountain Lion Email Hoax
image Quite a few people have received this picture in their email showing a man holding up a giant (dead) mountain lion. According to the accompanying text, the lion was shot by the man near Leon, Kansas while he was out deer hunting, though different versions of the email list different locations. Is the picture real? It is. But the accompanying text is incorrect. According to this article on Buckmasters.com, the lion was actually shot near Seattle, Washington. The picture first appeared in Fair Chase magazine, published by the Boone and Crockett Club, before it spread to email.
Categories: Animals, Photos/Videos
Posted by The Curator on Fri Feb 06, 2004
Comments (1)
a pretty good photoshop, but its defiantly not real
Posted by vurb  on  Thu Mar 30, 2006  at  10:07 AM
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