A picture of a strange creature is being circulated on social media claiming that he was found in Chitrakoot forests.
“अभी अभी चित्रकूट के जंगलो में मिला है अजीब सी प्रजाति ।। जो भी इसको सेयर कर रहा है उसके साथ कुछ न जरूर अच्छा हो रहा है । जय बजरंग बली।।” The text read.
At the time of fining the report, the above post had more than 3 lakh shares.
When NewsMobile fact-checked the post, we found the claim to be fake.
on putting the image through, Reverse Image Search we found the same picture on Etsy, an e-commerce website where the visiual artwork was on sale.
The description on this post suggested that it is a Silicon Sculpture made by by Italian sculptor Laira Maganuco.
We found this the same post on her Facebook page. “hybrid woman mouse single piece high 72 cm molded entirely on silicone, ” the caption read.
This proves that the claim in the viral post is fake.
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