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This rabbit/duck optical illusion is freaking people out

What is going on here?

YOU’RE PROBABLY familiar with this illustration, one of the oldest optical illusions in the book:

duck-rabbit Source: Independent

Well, in this picture posted to Reddit earlier today, it’s happening in REAL LIFE.

c1difXF Source: Imgur




A helpful Redditor has kindly rotated it for us, and revealed it is of course a duck, albeit a duck behaving very strangely.


Another user stepped up to explain that the duck in question is a Common Goldeneye, and this is its mating ritual.

courting Source: YouTube

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