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Photo Of ‘Hurricane Shark’ Is The Fake News Item That Will Not Go Away

Photo Of ‘Hurricane Shark’ Is The Fake News Item That Will Not Go Away
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Updated 9 months ago

Not since Superbowl XLIX has one shark caused such a stir.

Twelve years ago, a Photshopped image of a shark swimming up a flooded highway started making the rounds, and has been linked with almost every major flood since. By now, most people know the picture is fake, but there's always someone willing to keep the gag going and catch the few unsuspecting souls still not in on the joke.

The joke just keeps coming back:

So far the shark has been "spotted" in New Orleans, Texas, Florida, and New York:

Though your journey continues, we hope you make it home one day, flood shark.