Latest Mostly False Fact-checks in Animals Instagram posts stated on January 25, 2023 in an Instagram post: Wind farm construction is a possible cause of dead whales washing ashore in New Jersey. Citizens Against Government Waste stated on August 31, 2022 in a Facebook ad: “More than half of the $739 billion tax increase (in the Inflation Reduction Act) will go to wasteful Green New Deal programs like tree equity, 'clean' garbage trucks, and studying cow farts." Viral image stated on January 4, 2020 in a Facebook post: Says a photo that shows a group of dead, scorched sheep is from Australia wildfires. Viral image stated on January 4, 2020 in a Facebook post: A photo of a horse being pulled through a scorched ranch is from the Australia wildfires. Viral image stated on January 4, 2020 in a Facebook post: A photo of a deer standing near a burned down residence is from the Australia wildfires. Viral image stated on January 4, 2020 in a Facebook post: A photo of a burned cat is from the Australia wildfires. Facebook posts stated on January 4, 2020 in a Facebook post: A collection of photos shows animals caught in the Australia wildfires. Viral image stated on January 4, 2020 in a post on Facebook: An image shows animals burning in the Australia wildfires Bloggers stated on November 24, 2019 in a story: Says Koalas are "functionally extinct" as bushfires in Australia continue to destroy their habitat. Heather Moore stated on November 17, 2015 in a Providence Journal commentary: "Each vegan spares more than 100 animals every year." Florida Students for Concealed Carry stated on March 16, 2015 in Florida Senate higher education committee hearing: "According to the state of Florida, you are almost twice as likely to be attacked by an alligator than by someone who happens to carry a conceal-and-carry permit." Jim Sensenbrenner stated on May 9, 2013 in an interview: An 11-year-old girl was investigated by the FBI and had to pay a $500 federal criminal fine "because she found an injured woodpecker and put it in a cage to make sure that the bird was OK." Pew Environment Group stated on December 11, 2012 in a newspaper advertisement: "In recent years, menhaden numbers along our coast have plummeted by 90 percent." National Rifle Association stated on May 16, 2012 in a radio ad: Says Tom Barrett "voted to ban 15 different kinds of guns, even a lot of common deer rifles."