Natural Pareidolia: 13 Faces on Trees

5/30/2010
by Nora Vega
Misc
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Tags: pareidolia, face on tree
     
Human beings are "hard-wired" from birth to identify human faces. This allows people to use only minimal details to recognize faces from a distance and in poor visibility, but can also lead them to interpret random images or patterns of light and shade as being faces, something called Pareidolia.

This fine melan­cholic tree face was photo­graphed in or near Ottawa, Canada. (Source)


Is that tree smiling to me? (Source)


Googly eyes. (Source)


Strange face in a tree of San Diego, USA. (Source)


A funny face viewed from the right angle. (Source)


Look closely and you'll see a smiling face. (Source)


Scores of people flocked to a village in northern Malaysia to see this betel nut tree which has sprouted a human-like face. The unexplained phenomenon has led villagers in Kampung Paya to dub it the "ghost tree." (Source)


Haunting face imprinted on a tree. (Source)


This terrifying screaming tree was captured in Hither Hills State Park, Montauk, New York. (Source)


Buddha's face in a tree.

NOTE: This is an actual Buddha head, separated from its body during the Burmese sacking of Ayutthaya in Thailand several hundred years ago. No one knows why the head was left where it was (others were destroyed or removed) but the tree grew its roots around it and now it is a very sacred part of the Wat Pra Mahatat historical complex. (Source)


Now that's scary... (Source)


A lion perhaps? (Source)


It resembles an animal face, doesn't it? (Source)

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