Updated: February 15, 2021 6:53:26 pm
Puzzles and optical illusions create quite a buzz online. Currently, photo of a ‘man’ running into the snow has got everyone talking.
In a photo shared by journalist Nicholas Thompson on Twitter, a figure is seen amid an snow-covered stretch surrounded by huge trees. At a first glance, it seems that a huge man is running into the path towards the woods.
However, on a closer inspection, people spotted it’s not a human, but an animal covered with snow!
“An optical illusion for tonight. First you see a man running into the snow … and then …” Thompson wrote while sharing the image that got over 51,000 likes in a few hours, leaving many amused online.
An optical illusion for tonight. First you see a man running into the snow … and then … pic.twitter.com/R9Lj1mlR5X
— nxthompson (@nxthompson) February 4, 2021
In case you are wondering what it really is — it’s a black poodle covered in snow flakes.
The white flakes on the dog’s black coat got many confused who thought it to be a man wearing a sweatshirt, while the huge silhouette made others think it’s Bigfoot. Many commented on the image, saying the image blew their mind, while others said they seriously thought it was a man or some even thought it was a bear.
Here’s how netizens reacted to it.
This is amazing!! Thought he was wearing a dog backpack! https://t.co/vvRFjp3RxQ
— Jory Rand (@ABC7Jory) February 4, 2021
Great, now I can’t focus on anything and won’t sleep
— Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) February 4, 2021
It’s just great! 🤯🤗
— Clare Leschin-Hoar (@c_leschin) February 4, 2021
I thought the man running had a picture of a bear on his sweatshirt 🤣
— hille ❄ (@hille422) February 4, 2021
Mind playing tricks on me … https://t.co/gYk7Megqf3
— Gary Otake (@gary_otake) February 4, 2021
Wow! This one got me!!! https://t.co/ibKV3mMLY7
— Dave Lambert (@SJ_Dave) February 4, 2021
I thought it was man with backpack
— 24×7 shitpost account 🤲🏾 (@kesarkeri) February 4, 2021
And the 2nd dog above your white dog…or is it a bear?
— Cid B Weinberg (@CidWeinberg) February 4, 2021
Definitely saw the ‘and then’ part first, and thought ‘what man running through the snow??’
— Ivy Ashe (@iashe) February 4, 2021
I saw this earlier….so funny…at first I ONLY saw the man running. Then I saw what looked like a bear on his back. Only now am I seeing the poodle…snow poodle. That’s a new breed. Snoodle.
— Katie Arnold (@raisingrippers) February 4, 2021
What sorcery is this?! 😡 https://t.co/srTRo9wI4q
— Benny T. (@BennyTouzine) February 4, 2021
I LEGIT THOUGHT IT WAS BIGFOOT AT FIRST😂😂😂🙃🙃🙃 https://t.co/A5uvw2ipjx
— DAVID RABE (@SIRDAVIDRABE) February 4, 2021
A man…? You mean Bigfoot with a doghead backpack…? https://t.co/RjEwPGQuy0
— Josh Roberts 🇵🇾 (@jayjazz3) February 4, 2021
I saw a man holding a bear like head on his back at first 🤣 https://t.co/3auFCEo3Pl
— Alex (@aye_itsalex) February 4, 2021
This is how the human mind works. I learned this studying Gestalt. We are co-creators in how we perceive the world. Most of us don’t realize it though. https://t.co/drrn2jpFE3
— Mariellen Ward (@Breathedreamgo) February 4, 2021
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