Duck or rabbit optical illusion

The duck or rabbit is one of the most popular ambiguous optical illusion.

In this illusion, the head of the animal can be either perceived as a duck or a rabbit. The duck’s beak and rabbit’s ear are one for both the animal.

The first duck-rabbit illusion appeared in the German Humor magazine named Fliegende Blätter in the year 1892.

Fliegende Bläter Magazine – Rabbit And Duck Illusion

There are many versions of the duck-rabbit figure. Here, are a few…

Fliegende bläter magazine: Rabbit and duck Illusion
Title: Welche Thiere gleichen einander am meisten? Kaninchen und Ente
(Which animals are most like each other? Rabbit and Duck)
Magazine: Fliegende Blätter
(German humor magazine from 1845-1944)
Issued: 23 October 1892
Country: Germany

Joseph Jastrow – Duck Or Rabbit Illusion

Joseph Jastrow: Duck or rabbit illusion
Jastrow’s Duck-Rabbit Figure
Joseph Jastrow (1863-1944), An American psychologist
Magazine: Popular Science Monthly
Year: January 1899

Walter Ehrenstein – Duck Or Rabbit Illusion

Walter Ehrenstein: Duck or rabbit illusion
The full version of the duck or rabbit illusion
Illustrator: Walter Ehrenstein (1899-1961),
German psychologist
Year: 1930

Ludwig Wittgenstein – Duck Or Rabbit Illusion

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Duck or rabbit illusion
Illustrator: Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (1889-1951)
Year: 1953

Roger Shepard – Rabbit Or Duck Illusion

Roger Shepard: Rabbit or duck illusion
Illustrator: Roger N. Shepard
Book: Mind Insights

A Full Version Of Duck And Rabbit Illusion

A full version of duck and rabbit

Duck! Rabbit! Book By Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Duck! Rabbit! Book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Book Information:
TitleDuck! Rabbit!
AuthorAmy Krouse Rosenthal
IllustratorTom Lichtenheld
GenreChildren’s Picture Book
Reading LevelAge 03-08
PublisherChronicle Books

Duck! Rabbit! is a fun read-aloud picture book for children by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. Two unseen characters are in a dilemma as they argue whether the picture is a rabbit or a duck.

The picture of the book is based on the famous classic rabbit or duck ambiguous image optical illusion.

The book was a New York Bestseller for 9 weeks.

The book was awarded the winner in the picture category:
Beehive Awards Picture Book in 2011
Grand Canyon Reader Award Picture Book
in 2012

Rabbit or duck optical illusion

Duck Or Rabbit Cartoons

Duck or rabbit cartoon By Mark Stivers
Cartoonist: Mark Stivers
Year: 2012

Duck or rabbit cartoon by David Kellner
Cartoonist: David Kellner
Country: Austria

Duck or rabbit cartoon by Paul Noth
Title: Shadow Puppet
Cartoonist: Paul Noth
Publication: New Yorker
Year: January 17, 2018

The above cartoon features two ambiguous images. They are:
– Duck or rabbit
Boring’s wife or mother-in-law illusion

An interesting aspect of this cartoon is that the wife or mother-in-law is performing the shadow art of duck or rabbit.

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