IRAN-SPACE-MONKEY-INTERNET : News Photo

IRAN-SPACE-MONKEY-INTERNET

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A combo shows an image (top) obtained from the official Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) which was also published by other local news agencies and claimed to have been taken on January 28, 2013, showing a man holding a live monkey with light fur and a mole above its right eye, before being sent in a capsule during for a sub-orbital flight. The image (bottom) obtained from the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) and taken on January 30, 2013, shows a man holding a monkey, which has darker fur and no mole above the eye, being shown during a press conference in Tehran after the return of the capsule. The announcement by Iran that it successfully sent a monkey above the Earth's atmosphere, has provoked questions on social media sites pointing out the differences between the official images of the primate before the launch and when it returned to earth. AFP PHOTO/IRNA & ISNA/BORNA GHASSEMI (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
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A combo shows an image (top) obtained from the official Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) which was also published by other local news agencies and claimed to have been taken on January 28, 2013, showing a man holding a live monkey with light fur and a mole above its right eye, before being sent in a capsule during for a sub-orbital flight. The image (bottom) obtained from the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) and taken on January 30, 2013, shows a man holding a monkey, which has darker fur and no mole above the eye, being shown during a press conference in Tehran after the return of the capsule. The announcement by Iran that it successfully sent a monkey above the Earth's atmosphere, has provoked questions on social media sites pointing out the differences between the official images of the primate before the launch and when it returned to earth. AFP PHOTO/IRNA & ISNA/BORNA GHASSEMI (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 30, 2013
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