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'Horse Boy' On Google Street View Shrouded In Mystery (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post     First Posted: 06/28/10 11:03 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 05:55 PM ET

Google Street View frequently captures strange sights: people urinating in public, a pitchfork-wielding duo dressed in scuba gear, or even Waldo from "Where's Waldo?"

An enigmatic character, dubbed "Horse-Boy," has appeared on Google Street View in Aberdeen, Scotland, and has generated considerable buzz and speculation by Internet users the world over. The man can be seen standing against a wall in a purple shirt and brownish pants wearing a large horse mask.

The BBC writes, "Dozens of BBC news website users have e-mailed from across Europe to say they know who horse boy is." Some have even sent in photos of the mysterious "Horse-Boy."

One Huffington Post reader emailed to point out that "Horse-Boy" has his own YouTube channel, with videos showing "Horse-Boy" (aka "The Human Horse") dancing to Soulja Boy's "Crank That" and "The Birdie Song," among other clips.

Have you seen "Horse-Boy" other places? Send us pictures at technology@huffingtonpost.com! Check out more of the craziest Google Street View pictures ever.

UPDATE: HuffPost readers have sent in more Horse Boy sightings. See them below! Some have also offered what may be a clue at his identity: One reader tells us his name is "Colonel Riktimmy."

 
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