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8 Hoaxes Featuring Strange and Fabulous Creatures

Here we discuss 8 popular hoaxes that feature mermaids, monsters, giants, and other strange creatures. What other hoaxes would you add to the list? You can add your suggestions in the comment box below.

  1. Hoax - 'Giant Skeleton Discovered In Bulgaria'
    Circulating 'news' report claims that archaeologists have unearthed a giant human skeleton in Bulgaria. The report features a picture depicting the skeleton with the archaeologists.

  2. Fake - Giant Squid Image
    Circulating message featuring an image depicting a massive squid on a beach surrounded by onlookers claims that it is the second giant sea creature washed ashore in recent months.

  3. Images of Mermaid Body Found on Beach are Fake
    Circulating reports feature images of a mermaid body that was supposedly found washed up on a beach.

  4. Tampa Bay Beach Sea Monster
    Circulating photographs are claimed to depict a strange sea creature found on Florida's Tampa Bay Beach.

  5. Images Of Strange Mermaid Found On Beach
    Circulating photographs of a strange sea-creature are claimed to depict the body of a mermaid or alien found on a beach.

  6. Faux Images - Mermaid Skeleton
    Message circulating via social media features photographs of what appears to be a mermaid skeleton being excavated by archaeologists.

  7. No, Five Meter Tall Human Skeletons were NOT Found in Iran
    Circulating report claims that Russian scientists have found 6 giant human skeletons while excavating a site in western Iran. The report features an image depicting one of the five-meter high skeleton.

  8. Half Human - Half Pig: Weird Photo of Suckling Mother and Babies
    Photograph depicts a bizarre family of strange hybrid-human creatures, including a mother and suckling babies



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