Last Tuesday (Mar. 11), footage of a weird, tiny, sideways- walking gnome in General Guemes, Argentina, made its rounds on the Internet, leaving people to wonder whether its a real sighting or just a hoax.
According to cryptozoologist Loren Coleman, the answer may lie on the gnomes noggin.
He explains, What makes me scratch my head is that the gnome is wearing a pointed hat, like a garden gnome or the Travelocity gnome. The hat is more of a pop culture reference, so I have to be suspicious of it.
Coleman also says the gnome looks more humanized than typical hairy gnomes, leading him to believe that its just a little Argentinian who, as he puts it, ate too many tacos.
He also insists the video is nothing more than a great story for St. Patricks Day (Mar. 17), or maybe even travel website Travelocitys attempt to get higher sales, since their mascot is a gnome.
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