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Monkey Saves Puppy, But Not From China Explosion

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An explosion in Nanjing last week killed 13 people and injured hundreds more. The explosion was accidental, caused by workers accidentally breaching a propylene pipeline.

This story, however, has been inspiring in one regard -- a photo that emerged of a monkey saving a puppy.

The photo was tweeted by user sinyi88, who claimed the monkey was rescuing the dog from the blast.

Unfortunately, it looks like this story isn't true. The photo has been circulating the Internet for several years, with March 10, 2006, as the earliest discovered instance. Still -- not a bad image to keep in mind when disaster strikes!

(via Best Week Ever)