Quoted: Hany Farid on Photo of Weasel and Woodpecker


Dartmouth Now takes note when faculty and other members of the community weigh in on issues of the day. Here is today’s “Quoted”: 

“This would have required a nearly perfect and coincidental alignment of the two animals in their original photos so that they could be composited together. … Combined, I don’t see any evidence that the photo is not real,” says Professor of Computer Science Hany Farid in a National Geographic story about a much-discussed photo of a weasel appearing to hitch a ride on the back of a European green woodpecker.

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