[Taxacom] Taxonomy Fail

Doug Yanega dyanega at ucr.edu
Fri Dec 12 15:14:47 CST 2008

>Dear all,
>i could not resist to post this link...

It is funny, but it IS a staged fake; the left-hand "photograph" on 
the poster is from the Wikipedia article on opossums (as of the time 
the image originally started circulating; that photo has since been 
replaced and is not in the opossum article any longer). So, the 
person who made the poster was pulling a stunt, deliberately - there 
never was any such person who found any such animal.


Doug Yanega        Dept. of Entomology         Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0314        skype: dyanega
phone: (951) 827-4315 (standard disclaimer: opinions are mine, not UCR's)
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