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Pickled Frog

Fauxtography: Photograph purportedly shows a frog in a jar of pickles.

Published Jun 22, 2011

Claim:   Photograph shows a frog in a jar of pickles.


Example:   [Collected via e-mail, June 2011]

I'm wondering if this is photoshopped or real.


Origins:   The frog in the above-displayed picture might possibly be extra crunchy, but he's definitely not pickled (and likely not kosher). This image is a product of digital manipulation, the winner in a Worth1000.com Photoshop contest entitled Obvious Tampering ("When product tamperers get lazy").

Last updated:   13 March 2015

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