| 5:58 pm on Jan 16, 2013 (gmt 0)|
A quick search reveals that in Botswana, drivers drive on the wrong, er left, side of the road. So the image of the donkey is obviously taken BEFORE the Google View car got to the donkey.
| 6:13 pm on Jan 16, 2013 (gmt 0)|
Never let the truth get in the way of a good story! :)
| 9:17 pm on Jan 16, 2013 (gmt 0)|
|"The problem with this version of events is that — based on the images — it appears as though the donkey is walking backward," she said. "This version of events seems to make no earthly sense." |
To further make her point, Porter quotes Roger Short, a zoology professor from Melbourne University, who insists donkeys don't walk backward.
The whole story is hilarious.
| 6:07 pm on Jan 17, 2013 (gmt 0)|
Well, you learn something new every day. I never knew donkeys don't walk backwards!
| 10:40 pm on Jan 17, 2013 (gmt 0)|
Clearly you have never read Terry Pratchett's Jingo. There is a fairly long episode involving getting a donkey to come down from the top of a tower where it has no room to turn around :)
Gotta observe that "don't" and "can't" are different things. You and I don't walk backwards as a normal means of locomotion, cats don't normally swim, et cetera...
| 12:34 am on Jan 18, 2013 (gmt 0)|
um sometimes, we once had a Turkish swimming cat