Friday, 21 November 2008

Great White Hoax

Don’t believe everything you read, is good advice that has been handed down through the ages, and since the advent of e-mail and the World Wide Web, its more pertinent now than ever before.

There is an e-mail doing the rounds displaying the above pic, in big bold font the caption reads “This was taken on Saturday, 25th October 2008 at Fish Hoek Beach.............” The reason why it looks so real is, well, it is real, except it was actually taken on the 28th September 2006.

There is a Cape based organization called Shark Spotters whose strap line reads “Safety Conservation Education Research.” Their website is and they are the experts with respect to monitoring shark behavioral patterns and whereabouts. The photo in question was taken by their research team and to find out the truth regarding it, CLICK HERE.

1 comment:

Rick Rosenshein said...

Great blog, photos and articles. Thank you for sharing and keep up the great work. Rick