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10 More of the Greatest Scientific Hoaxes of All Time

By Steven Romano Apr 22, 2013

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The Patterson-Gimlin Film

The holy grail of hoaxes, the Patterson-Gimlin film depicts the culturally iconic footage of Bigfoot casually lumbering into the forests near California's Klamath River. To this day skeptics and believers feud over the authenticity of the short film, with the former attributing its fraudulence to the creature’s human gait and the inconsistencies noted in Roger Patterson and Robert Gimlin’s testimony.

Tags: animals, science, slideshows, life, hoaxes, haggis

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