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DID Google run over a donkey in Botswana? [View all]

bastards! Did they hit this poor donkey on purpose?!


DID Google run over a donkey in Botswana?

That's certainly what its Google Street view cameras seem to suggest.

Twitter user @TheRealSheldonC tweeted a picture yesterday of a donkey - presumably dead - lying on the road in Botswana.

The Google Maps image reveals a puff of dust flying up from the injured donkey, suggesting that the image must have captured the donkey as it was falling rather than just lying on the road.


Further evidence - when you zoom past the donkey, you will find it standing by the road, uninjured.

Commentators claim it is possible that the Google Street View car ran over the donkey and the shot of it lying on the roadside was captured by the rear-facing camera.

Google sent News.com.au internal Street View images but did not give permission for them to be published.

In the photos, the company allege that the Google Street View car approached the donkey which was already lying down, which then gets up and continues walking uninjured.

The problem with this version of events is that - based on the images - it appears as though the donkey is walking backwards.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/technology/did-google-run-over-a-donkey-in-botswana/story-e6frfro0-1226554408336#ixzz2IHsdkzUY

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