Sunday, May 22, 2011

Gnome Sighting in Argentina

There are many videos of alleged gnome sightings on YouTube. Most are clearly hoaxes, but some are difficult to explain. The best example of a sighting that I could find was filmed in Argentina in 2008. It shows a group of young men talking when the camera pans to show a small, gnome shaped figure in the distance moving toward them in a strange hopping motion. The men scream and run away in fear. The poor quality of the video makes it difficult to tell if it is actually capturing a gnome sighting. The video was first picked up by a British tabloid newspaper called, The Sun. This video is among the most viewed gnome encounter on YouTube. I went to snopes.come and found out that it was actually a hoax.

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