great lakes – The definitive fact-checking site and reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:14:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 great lakes – 32 32 Fisherman Captures 3,000-Pound Great White Shark in Great Lakes? Sat, 27 May 2017 20:57:48 +0000 Was a Whale Spotted Under the Mackinac Bridge? Mon, 15 May 2017 15:27:10 +0000 Whale Trust Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:56:06 +0000 FACT CHECK:   Have scientists discovered whales living in Lake Michigan? Claim:   Scientists have discovered whales living in Lake Michigan.    FALSE Example:     [Collected via Twitter, August 2015] Origins:    Do whales live in Lake Michigan? The short answer: No. The long answer: Still no; but a series of mistakes, pranks, and hoaxes have … Continued