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of Elk Hunter With Mountain Lion Watching in Background-Fiction!
Summary of the eRumor: A forwarded email that includes a self
portrait taken by an elk hunter in North Dakota. It
shows a mountain lion behind the unaware man posing with the elk he
stalked and hunted.
The Truth: This is a digital manipulation
of a mountain lion pasted into the hunter's photograph. The original
image was taken from the
Camera Trap Codger web site.
Screen shot showing original image of
mountain lion from Camera Trap Codger
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
Guy shot a nice elk in N. Dakota, took his picture on a
and about had a heart attack when he downloaded it the next morning
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