Zhou Zhenglong

Saga of Fake Tiger Photos Rears Head Again in China

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...

China Farmer Sentenced For Faked Rare Tiger Photos

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...

South China Tiger Snapper Held On Mystery Charge

From China Daily: Zhou Zhenglong, the Shaanxi farmer involved in the South China Tiger photograph controversy, has been detained by police for possessing prohibited items at home. Chengdu Commercial Daily quoted an unnamed...

Farmer Accused of Fake Tiger Photo Returns to Forest – Isabelle Duerme

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 […]

How to Photograph a Huanan Tiger

Southern Metropolis Daily interviewed a tiger expert, Hu Huijian, on the recent Huanan (South China) tiger dispute. He demonstrated a way to fake the image of the Huanan tiger by taking photos of a paper tiger. Meanwhile, since...

South China Tiger Photos Are ‘Fake’ – China Daily

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 […]

Chinese Netizens’ Satire of South China Tiger

The debate over the discovery of South China Tiger is heating up. Chinese netizens have even participated and made fun of it by rewriting a children’s song, “One Two Three Four Five, Climb the Hill and Kill the...

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