Fact Check: Was this strange 'alien' creature spotted in Rajasthan? Here's the truth

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A few pictures of a strange looking creature are being circulated on social media, with a claim that the creature was spotted on September 2, 2020, in Rajasthan. The post also speculated if the creature is an alien.
“A strange creature spotted on 2nd September. Is it alien?” the caption read.

Here’s the link to the above post.
The same picture of the creature is also being shared by others with a claim that it was spotted in Rajasthan recently.

The posts can be seen here and here.

FACT CHECK 

NewsMobile fact-checked the post and found the claim to be false.
On putting the image through Reverse Image Search, we found the same image in an article dated 2020. ” Unbelievable Creepy Hyper Realistic Creatures By Laira Maganuco, ” the title read.


We ran a keyword search and found a Silicon Sculpture made by Italian sculptor Laira Maganuco.
We found the same post on her Facebook page. “single piece silicone armadillo hybrid, ” the post caption read.

In September 2019, NewsMobile debunked a similar claim.

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This proves that the claim in the viral post is fake.

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