The Southern Tiger photo scandal is still ongoing, over a year after the photos were initially contested. Reuters reports: The pictures, which showed a tiger crouching in a forest setting, sparked an Internet furore led by...
by Liu Yong | Sep 27, 2008
From AP: A Chinese farmer who claimed to have taken photos of a rare tiger was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on Saturday for faking the pictures, a court official and state media said. Zhou Zhenglong was tried for...
by Wu Nan | Mar 3, 2008
The controversy surrounding the Huanan (South China) tiger photos is finally approaching closure, since Xinhua has announced that experts failed to find any tiger. Months of field survey by experts from the State Forestry...
by Wu Nan | Feb 4, 2008
An update in the brouhaha over allegedly faked photos of a South China Tiger. From Xinhua Net, translated by CDT: On October 12, 2007, our office held a news conference, during which we announced that ‘Zhenping County...
by Wu Nan | Nov 24, 2007
The Huanan tiger drama is getting more complicated, as Zhou Zhenglong, the farmer who provided the photos, says he intends to go back to the forests and take more tiger photos to defend himself. From AHN: Chinese farmer Zhou Zhenglong, 52, has gone back into the wilderness to take more photos of the tiger, in […]
by Liu Yong | Nov 17, 2007
From China Daily: The controversy over the authenticity of photographs of the believed-to-be-extinct wild South China tiger seemed to have come to an end on Friday when a netizen posted online what he claimed was a “convincing proof” that the pictures are fakes – a New Year picture of a tiger that hangs on the […]
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