Bald Eagles do NOT live up to 70 years and do NOT undergo a painful regeneration process!

Eagles are among the most feared types of birds of prey, sitting at the top of the food chain, and ruling the skies. Environmentalists and even the general public are often interested in finding facts about these majestic yet mysterious creatures. Our Factcrescedo team came across viral posts describing an unbelievable regeneration process of bald […]

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FACT CHECK: Snake sporting sunglasses? Check out the facts…

Wildlife photos, especially those that are considered rare and unusual often get shared by social media users enthusiastically. But, sometimes the stories that are shared along with these images are not authentic or sometimes exaggerated.  Factcrescendo Sri Lanka team came across one such miscaptioned photograph of a snake which went viral among Sri Lankan social […]

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According To This Viral Post, The Weakest Wolves Lead Their Pack. Here’s The Truth

Wolves and their packs have been a topic of many discussions for centuries. Their pack behavior has been likened to human communal patterns and wolves have been considered to be spiritual guides in many ancient communities. Few months ago we debunked a miscaptioned image related to a wolf fight in Sinhala as seen here.  On […]

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Was A Deer Saved From A Python Attack On Poya Day?

Poya Day which coincides with the monthly full moon is considered a sacred day for Buddhists in Sri Lanka. In observance with national laws which are in place to safeguard Buddhism in the country, no meat or liquor is sold on Poya days. Many clad in white and observe fast or engage in religious activities […]

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Is This Photo Of Spotted Deer From Nuwara Eliya?

Nuwara Eliya is one of Sri Lanka’s most loved holiday destinations. Located in the hill country, its cool climate was sought after even during colonial times. Among the locale’s wildlife attractions are many bird and mammal species endemic to Sri-Lanka, including wild boar, sambar and barking deer. In this context we noticed a viral Facebook […]

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Did An Albino Sambar In The Seethwaka Wetlands? Here Is What We Found Out.

As more people are confined to their homes during the COVID-19 outbreak across the world, several reports also document increased wildlife activity in urban areas. While several stories have been refuted as false  by leading media outlets like National Geographic, others have been verified and proven to be true.  In this light, we noticed a […]

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