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    Here's The Truth About This Highly Suspect Screenshot Of Donald Duck

    Sorry to disappoint?

    We all know that Disney's animators like to hide a few easter eggs in their work — but did we all just somehow miss this shot of Donald Duck with a boner??

    This screenshot came to us by way of one Twitter user's unusual request for a homework assignment...

    And of course, Twitter answered the call of duty...

    Twitter: @Bruno_bjb

    And then some: once the picture was out there, boy, did people go nuts...

    Nothing captures the public imagination like an animated duck boner, apparently.

    Which led us to wonder: Was it REALLY a screenshot of an aroused Donald Duck? Did we miss something ~big~ during all those cartoon specials??

    Was it possible?

    So, yes and no. Let us explain:

    These are real stills from Disney. That "morning wood" one comes from this clip...

    Which was part of a 1946 cartoon that involved Donald sleeping on an air mattress in the middle of the street — and dealing with a pesky rock that kept him up.

    You can watch this full episode from The Chronological Donald Volume 3 on YouTube.

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    Now, for the original boner pic: It turns out that it's actually a still taken from this cartoon, where Donald swallows a bee.

    The scene is from Disney's 1942 short film Saludos Amigos, which follows the adventures of Donald Duck in South America.

    Here's the full clip of that scene:

    View this video on YouTube

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    So, say it with me, kids: Donald Duck does NOT have a penis.

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    This post was translated from Portuguese.