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Bizarre three-horned cow goes viral online

By T.K. Randall
January 3, 2020 · Comment icon 10 comments

Is this a real animal or is the video a hoax ? Image Credit: Twitter / Rubabinda Jr
A recently uploaded video clip of a bovine with three huge horns has left people scratching their heads.
The clip, which was allegedly recorded in Uganda, was uploaded by the Twitter user Rubabinda Jr (@RubabindaJr) on December 28th and has since racked up over 3.8 million views.

"Wonders never cease!!" they wrote on the Tweet.

Since the clip appeared, thousands of social media users have been engaged in heated debate over whether this is in fact a genuine animal or if the clip is some sort of hoax.
It is understood that the video was originally discovered on WhatsApp, however the original author of the clip remains a mystery, as does the precise location at which it was filmed.

It is worth noting that three-horned cows do actually exist, however the sheer size of the horns on this particular animal make it a particularly unusual spectacle.

As things stand, nobody seems to be quite sure whether the clip is genuine or not.

Source: Twitter | Comments (10)

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Orphalesion 4 years ago
That's.....a cool cow.
Comment icon #2 Posted by RoofGardener 4 years ago
Artificial stick-on horns.   
Comment icon #3 Posted by Nnicolette 4 years ago
Really? I need some glue that can hold like that!
Comment icon #4 Posted by Stiff 4 years ago
According to Snopes: "Without the source video, it’s difficult to glean details about where and when this video was shot, or with what intent it was originally shared. Rather, we can only judge this footage based on what we can see, and to our eyes, this video looks a bit suspicious.  For instance, around the six-second mark of the above-displayed video, as the middle horn passes over a tree in the background, it appears the superfluous horn changes texture and size and becomes briefly transparent. We slowed down that moment in ... [More]
Comment icon #5 Posted by AllPossible 4 years ago
Is that my Ex-Wife? Very similar look
Comment icon #6 Posted by kel_kel 4 years ago
I can tell at a glance it's fake
Comment icon #7 Posted by DreadLordAvatar 4 years ago
Fake, what a joke piece of work
Comment icon #8 Posted by Jon the frog 4 years ago Meanwhile in India... and elsewhere:  
Comment icon #9 Posted by Jon the frog 4 years ago
Comment icon #10 Posted by Tom1200 4 years ago
Maybe not a fake - just a misunderstanding.  After all, women sometimes think I have a third leg...

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