Social media is full of humble images that become confusing because of how they are clicked. These sheep gathered in an enclosure are a good example of images that challenge our perception of reality. Do you think you are smart enough to decipher the picture and find out how many sheep it shows?
What do you think of this optical illusion? (Reddit/@stagzBoston)
“How many sheep can he count?” reads the caption shared with the image on Reddit. The word “sheep” in the title indicates that the animals shown in the picture are female sheep.
The picture shows several sheep standing inside a metal fence. At first glance, it looks like two sheep are standing close to each other. However, as you look at the picture in more detail, you realize that this is not the case.
Check out this optical illusion:
The post was shared two days ago. Since it was published, the stock has received more than 500 upvotes. The stock also prompted mixed reactions from people.
What did Reddit users say about sharing?
“I fell asleep before I finished counting,” joked a Reddit user, referring to a mental exercise some use to fall asleep. “3, maybe 4,” guessed another. “5? 3 heads. The body in the front appears to have a neck below the 2 heads on the left. I can’t even see the owner’s head 2 feet to the right,” posted a third. “I don’t know, I’m bad at math,” commented the fourth.
Are you still scratching your head for an answer? The original poster also opened the comments section to share a response that will help. “The answer is 3! This was a temporary sheep shearing demonstration pen at The Big E in Springfield MA,” wrote a Reddit user.