Are your eyes good enough to spot the snow leopards hiding among the rocks? One of them is easy to find… but the other one will challenge you
- The inconspicuous creatures hid on the Tibetan plateau on Tuesday
- The thick gray and white coats of snow leopards make them masterful at disguise
Can you see the snow leopards hiding between the rocks in the photos below?
Test your eyesight by seeing how quickly you can spot the inconspicuous creatures trapped between rocks in a ravine on the high Tibetan Plateau on Tuesday.
Snow leopards’ thick white and gray coats mean they evolved to live in harsh winter conditions – but also give them incredible natural camouflage. They are also called ‘ghosts of the mountains’.
At first glance, it seems that all you can see is a rocky landscape.
But if you look closely, you should be able to see two animals playing an impressive game of hide and seek.
The snow leopard population is considered vulnerable, making their ability to hide from predators more important than ever.
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If you look closely at this photo, you should be able to see two snow leopards playing hide and seek
Here’s a second challenge if it was too easy – there’s only one snow leopard hiding here
Don’t worry if you haven’t been able to see the last two – here’s a slightly easier one!
Were you able to spot them?
Here’s a clue if you get stuck: if you look to the left, a leopard is disguised among moss clinging to the rocks.
But the other one is harder to find. Try to look for just a leopard tail!
Looking to the left, a disguised leopard sits among moss clinging to the rocks. A leopard tail and body can be seen on the right
This snow leopard at first appears to be just another rock jutting into the landscape
Zooming in on this photo makes the “spirit of the mountain” snow leopard more apparent