Rabbit ears or Raven’s beak? Viral video has left netizens baffled

The famous rabbit or bird optical illusion

Forget the dress colour debate. Netizens are often found divided over these puzzling optical illusions, but, an actual solution to those highly-ambiguous "puzzles" is never to be found. A video was posted on social media, where a person seems to be scratching the "nose of a rabbit", or is that a raven?

Dan Quintana, a biological psychiatry researcher at the University of Oslo, filmed himself stroking the creature with the caption: 'Rabbits love getting stroked on their nose'.

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The video was shared by Twitter user Dan Quintana on August 18.

"As you can see a translucent nictitating membrane when it blinks, which sweeps across the eye horizontally".

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"I thought it was fairly clear that the video was of a bird", Quintana later told CNET in an email.

"The static bird/rabbit illusion is well-known within psychology and philosophy, so when I saw [the Imgur] video, I thought it would interesting to share it, " Quintana stated.

Remember that viral photo of a cat that confused many on the Internet and had several people convinced it was a crow?

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