10 Weird Happenings Thanks To Pokemon Go

Finding a Meowth under your desk is tame compared to these incidents

By Pamela Chow; Featured image: NickMastodon / Twitter

The lot of us haven't so much as laid eyes on the Pokemon Go app icon yet, and already we're inundated with news and weird happenings that occurred thanks to the viral mobile game.

If you don't want to read through all the articles about Pokemon Go but are still somehow curious about what strange things could happen, here are 10 that already have.

Take these incidents as cautionary tales for when Pokemon Go finally launches in Singapore. Whenever that might be.

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8. People started discovering rare real-world animals

Instead of finding in-game creatures, some people have stumbled across interesting animal species that piqued their curiosity. Taking advantage of this opportunity to raise awareness for wildlife, biologists and other scientists have offered to help out with any queries about real-world species.

Entomologist and doctoral student at the University of Guelph in Canada, Morgan Jackson, launched the Twitter hashtag #PokeBlitz to help Pokemon Go players identify their real-world discoveries.

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