Example: [Collected via e-mail, May 2015]
Origins: This image purportedly showing a shark swimming down a highway was originally circulated as showing a street in Puerto Rico just after Hurricane Irene hit that island in August 2011:
This picture was taken in Puerto Rico shortly after Hurricane Irene ravaged the island. Yes, that's a shark swimming down the street next to a car, and this is exactly why authorities in NYC are warning people not to go swimming in flood waters after a hurricane. Sharks go where fish go, and fish go where water goes, and if that water (and those subsequent fish) happen to be right outside your front door, then guess where that freakin' shark's going to be?!
Then and now, the photograph is a digital hoax. The image of the shark was lifted from a 2005 photograph of a kayaker being trailed by a great white shark and pasted into a photograph of a flooded street:
Last updated: 4 October 2015