Liu Weiqing's 2006 award winning photo features the migration of four-legged mammals and Olympic mascots, the chiru antelope, as they pass underneath the controversial Qinghai-Xizang railway.
The photo helped to deflect criticism away from the $4bn railway which connects China to Tibet. Lui's image showed the world that nature and technology could happily coexist! It seemed too good to be true, and it was. The photo is a fake.
The only thing that's really puzzling is why it took them two years to discover the cunning ruse?
Check out the photo in question here.