How attentive are you? Only those with the highest observational skills and intelligence can spot the elephant in this ancient illusion within six seconds
- This optical illusion of a circus master hides a secret: an elephant
- The circus master wears an elegant tailcoat, tails, and a hat under his arm
- People who can spot an elephant in seconds are said to have high intelligence
At first glance, this vintage-looking photo looks rather unremarkable, but take a closer look.
There is a hidden elephant hidden in this circus master optical illusion sketch.
The man has a sword strapped to his body and carries a trumpet.
He is elegantly dressed, wearing a frock coat with tails and a two-cornered hat tucked under his arm.
An elephant is hiding in this old drawing of a circus master… can you spot it in six seconds?
But if you can spot an elephant hidden in this drawing within six seconds, that means you have a high IQ, according to Jagran Josh.
The photo appears to have appeared in 2022, but has since resurfaced online .
For those wondering where the elephant is hiding, look closely at the circus master’s coat.
If you follow the elephant’s tail up, the elephant’s trunk will appear and a button, or perhaps a hole punched, on its back serves as the animal’s eye.
The sleeve forms one of the elephant’s ears, and the sword forms a tusk.
This is far from the first animal-related optical illusion that left people scratching their heads.
Last month, another optical illusion with black and white horizontal lines made headlines.
The closeness of the lines made it difficult for observers to detect the secreted frog.
For those wondering where the elephant is hiding, look closely at the circus master’s coat
If you still can’t see it, you may have more success if you stand further from the screen.
If that doesn’t work, you can try squinting or looking away from the screen and then back again.
To make it a little easier for those of you who are still struggling, we have an image that shows the animal – a frog – as it will appear in a different color scheme below.
A third mind-boggling optical illusion appeared earlier this month.
The artwork was created by Japanese artist Akiyoshi Kitaoka, who is known for illusions.
Anticlockwise, starting from the top, you can see a blue circle and then a purple circle, but when you hit the third round shape, the answer is more complicated.
Can you see the animal hiding between the black and white horizontal lines in the image above?
The frog was hiding between the lines, but it’s easier to see with a different color scheme
what do you see? This optical illusion tricks your eye into seeing a yellow circle
If the last circle is yellow, your eyes have been tricked – because when you focus on its color, you’ll see that it’s actually black and white.
But don’t feel bad because you’re not the only one who’s been betrayed by their eyes.
The optical illusion recently surfaced again on Reddit after initially being shared by its Kyoto-based creator Akiyoshi, a psychology professor at Japan’s Ritsumeikan University.
Redditor Eumaeu5 posted the image with the caption: “There is no yellow in this image (cover up all but a few ‘yellow’ lines for proof). Your brain anticipates yellow and fills in the gaps.
An editor explained what was happening in the optical illusion.
Your brain has the advantage of automatic white balance. Because all of the lines are blue, except for the “yellow circle,” it tricks your brain into adjusting to a cool white environment, such as daylight or a cloudy day.
The result is that it also adjusts virtually everything about the black lines to be perceived as warmer. Thus, white becomes warm white.