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Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Life discovered on the moon, 1835
Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Fake Fish Photos
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Dead Body of Loch Ness Monster Found, 1972
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  09:07 AM
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