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Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
Did Poe say 'The best things in life make you sweaty'?
Dog wins art contest, 1974
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Echinocereus dahliaeflorus -- April Fool's Day, 1900
A German garden journal, Möllers Deutsche Gärtner Zeitung (15:148), printed details of a fictitious species of cactus, Echinocereus dahliaeflorus, in its April edition. The editor of the journal apparently forgot his own joke because he indexed the cactus name at the end of the year. [The Cactaceae]

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