"Giant Skeletons" Fuel Web Hoax

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As if one fake giant skeleton weren't enough, other images across the Internet have bolstered claims of massive human remains.

Like IronKite's image on the first page of this gallery, this image by Anakinnnn has been used in blog postings and emails about "discoveries" of ancient behemoths.

Also like IronKite's image, this one originally appeared on Worth1000, a site that hosts competitions for digital artists.

The site's two Archaeological Anomalies contests invited entrants to create a hoax archaeological discovery.

"Be open minded," the contest organizers added, "there are many mysteries buried beneath the earth.

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—Image courtesy Worth1000.com
 
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