Funny to freak-out: Photo of Steven Spielberg with dinosaur causes drama

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

It was meant to be a joke, but a lot of people weren’t laughing after a man named Jay Branscomb posted a photo on his Facebook page of Steven Spielberg with a dinosaur.

Branscomb wrote under the photo: “Disgraceful photo of recreational hunter happily posing next to a Triceratops he just slaughtered. Please share so the world can name and shame this despicable man.”

Branscomb reportedly said it was meant to make his followers laugh, but instead, it caused a freak-out. Some thought it was genuine; with some people commenting that they couldn’t believe he would kill an endangered species.

The photo is actually Spielberg with a mechanical triceratops on the set of ‘Jurrasic Park’ in 1992.

*Read more here.

Around the Buckeye State

More Ohio News
FOX 8 Cleveland Weather // Quick Links:

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral

Stay informed: Download the FOX 8 App