13 infamous April Fools' Day hoaxes

Published On: Mar 27 2013 04:10:20 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2014 08:20:37 AM CDT

These April Fools' Day hoaxes are some of the very best.

April Fools - Nessie Found
2 / 14

13. Nessie's Body Found -- Newspapers around the world announced that the dead body of the Loch Ness Monster had been found on April 1, 1972. Instead, it was a bull elephant seal from the South Atlantic. The next day, an employee at Yorkshire's Flamingo Park Zoo confessed he put the body in the Loch to play a prank on his colleagues, but it spiraled out of control.

Upload Photos / Videos