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This Viral Image of a Camouflaged Snake Is Driving the Internet Crazy

Looking for a way to waste 20 minutes of your day?

A herpetologist and Ph.D student named Helen Plyar, who goes by @SssnakeySci, posted this image on Twitter, with the caption, “Received this from a fellow HERper this morning. No caption needed, the task was implied: ‘can you spot the snake?’”

And, yes, this is not a trick question or sort of riddle. There’s actually a snake hiding somewhere in those leaves.


Sure, it’s all good fun, but it’s a little unsettling to think that a venomous predator could be hiding in plain sight in real life, waiting to pounce at any moment.

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If you get too frustrated trying to find it for yourself, Helen was kind enough to highlight it for anyone who gives up.

Happy snake hunting, everyone.

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