Crap circles are mysterious circular feces formations discovered in remote fields, back yards and litter boxes all over the world. Like the more familiar "crop circles," crap circles do not appear to serve any known purpose. The patterns may be formed from feces of many species, including dog, cat, cow, and lifeforms unknown.
Often the patterns are rather simple, as if the animal merely walked or scooted in a circular or spiral pattern while doing its business. Other times, the arrangements can be quite elaborate, as in the following example which appeared unexpectedly in a back yard in Cartersville, Georgia:
On first viewing, this example may appear to be a carefully constructed hoax, and indeed many such images have later turned out to be fraudulent. However, our experts found that close examination of the shadows cast by these droppings provided indisputable proof of the photo's authenticity.
The following "spiral bird turd" pattern appeared earlier this year on the hood of a 1974 Ford pickup:
The next example is a typical concentric crap circle:
At first glance, the substance in question appears to be ordinary dog dejecta. However, by zooming in to the photo at a trillion times the original resolution, submicroscopic analysis reveals left turns in the protein strands. Since all known animal species (at least in the northern hemisphere) consist of protein strands which spiral to the right, our working hypothesis is that this may be the dung of some kind of alien mirror-image canine.
Telltale circular skid-marks have been discovered on every continent except the arctic, and anthopologists have found artistic depictions of ancient crap circles from virtually every civilization. For example, certain representations of the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl are believed to resemble a commonly sighted (and frequently stepped in) spiral exudate pattern.
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Confessions of a Crap Artist, A Chronicle of Verified Scientific Fact, by Philip K. Dick
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