Fact Check: Did Woman Slays Gator with Butter Knife viral message

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The Ohio river is known for it's vast selection of weird fish and creatures in the water. People have seen everything from small fresh water sharks to Alligator Gar.

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The Ohio river is known for it's vast selection of weird fish and creatures in the water. People have seen everything from small fresh water sharks to Alligator Gar. Well now you can add Alligators to that list. On July 23rd 2017 Ben Shoemaker and his family were swimming in the Ohio river when they noticed something in the water. Ben told us "it was a hot humid day so we decided to take a dip". He said "at first I thought it was a log. That sucker must have been at least 9ft long, he was huge". Ellen Shoemaker, (wife of Ben Shoemaker) said. The next day; however, local woman, Lauri Dukes, was picnicking in River park when she spotted the behemoth Gator sunning on the park's shore. The only weapon, Ms. Duke, had was a butter knife, which she was using to spread mayonnaise on a sandwich. Realizing the Gator was a threat to the community, she stealthily creeped up on the Gator and killed it with a swift stab through the eye with her butter knife. Ms. Duke, added all her family would be receiving Gator skin boots for Christmas this year.

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Another "fake news" story laid to rest... This is just another hoax and recreated story for entertainment purpose for some and many shares this type of information without caring its truthness. The hoax story of Woman Slays Gator with Butter Knife is false.

There are many stories going on react265 many of which goes fake and does not holds any meaning. Same the above story it is not possible to kill a alligator just by a butter Knife. 

The "news" has been making the rounds on Facebook and other social media today it's nothing more than fake news.

 All the information was posted on a website called React365.com, a hoax site that allows users to create their own stories with the supposed goal of pranking their friends. Not everyone is in on the joke, however, and the story has been shared more than 111,000 times.

Other React365.com stories include such headlines as "Tupac Shakur Finally Out of Hiding and Releases New Song," about the late rap star gunned down in 1996 and "Woman Slays Gator with Butter Knife."

The site does include a disclaimer at the bottom of its page: "This website is an entertainment website, news is created by users. These are humorous news, fantasy, fictional, that should not be seriously taken or as a source of information."



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