One preferred subcategory is the unintentional optical illusion. These tend to catch on like wildfire online, especially if they don’t seem manufactured.
This served to illustrate how fragile and individualized our perceptions really are. Especially our visual perceptions.
It’s more of a classic visual puzzle, albeit one provided my Mother Nature and not some artist for Highlights. But that just adds to its appeal.
Can you spot the little master of disguise on this bed?
Hint: It’s not in the bed’s pattern. Nice try though. Keep going if you can’t find it.
The pic, originally posted to Imgur, fully freaked its users out.
Let’s take a closer look…
But keep one thing in mind. This is cheating if you don’t at the very least have a guess.
Or, more optimistically…are you ready to have your guess confirmed or eliminated?
Now can you see him mean muggin’?
It’s a fluffy little black dog!
We lightened up the image just in case you still couldn’t spot him.
Sneaky little bugger…
There are lots of animals who have become skilled in the ancient arts of disguise and subterfuge. Like this amateur supervillain.
Cats can get into the action too. But you’re on your own with this one.
Wait, I’m sorry. Is that a cat or a dog??
Both about the disguise abilities of animals. And about myself.
Thank God for cats and dogs. They’re always keeping us humble with their incredible camouflage abilities.