Rumor: Photograph shows a large crocodile killed in Zimbabwe. Claim: Photograph shows a large crocodile killed in Zimbabwe. PROBABLY TRUE Examples:[Collected via e-mail, April 2012] PULLED FROM THE NIGER RIVER IN AFRICA 22FT LONG WEIGHING OVER 2500 POUNDS. THE ARMY WAS CALLED IN AFTER PEOPLE STARTED TO DISAPPEAR. [Collected via e-mail, January … [Read more...] about Zimbabwe Croc
An astronaut on the International Space Station took this photograph during a rare clear day over Ireland and Great Britain. The wide view captures the contrasting colors of various land cover types present across the two islands. Coastal mountains and rough terrain flank the western edge of Ireland, making the peninsulas there appear browner than the more vegetated (green) … [Read more...] about Great Britain and Ireland Show Their Colors
So sad to see the king in his final days “I sat with him only feet away, locking eyes and starting at one another as I watched for an hour as the life leave his body. I wanted him to know he would not die alone.” These tragic pictures document the last moments of a lion that previously ruled his territory. He was formerly protected and fed by his family, but now … [Read more...] about An Elderly Lion in His Final Hours. Photograph by Larry Pannell.