Animals are excellent at blending into their surroundings. It is vital for their survival, whether it is for hiding from their predators or for the predators to be able to catch their prey without being detected. This stealth on the part of wild animals is both a blessing and a curse, in disguise. Who would want to be at the receiving end of a surprise attack from a leopard or cheetah in the wild? So trying to spot one in this picture could be good practice before you venture into the wild. Fair warning, the level of difficulty would make Where's Waldo look like child's play.
Twitter user Bella Lack posted the picture and said: Someone just sent this to me and asked me to find the leopard. I was convinced it was a joke... until I found the leopard. Can you spot it? To be honest, you will also think this tweet was a prank to get you to stare at rubble for ten minutes because I surely did. Until I gave up and scrolled through the replies to see people who I also assumed fell for the trap. But let me assure you, there is a leopard. Before you scroll down to find the circled spot, go ahead and try it yourself. Lack's followers gave it their all.
The tweet has garnered over 23.7k likes and has been retweeted over 11.4k times. That means the picture has tested the patience of thousands of people. Twitter user Chris Follows said : ... need to zoom in .. but in the real would that would mean you are dinner. Kelvin Plack, deviating from the game to state hard facts that really get us to think, said: Unfortunately in a few years time people won’t be able to play this game as there won’t be any Leopards to spot! Zack Ickoicz gave up and said: Someone please pm me the answer. I’m gonna go crazy if I stare at this dirt anymore.
Twitter users obviously had fun with it and instead of just giving up, introduced their own wild cats into the picture. And there were others who were just seeing things in the picture. But this really clever user, Real Funghi, who said : It's a trick question, the leopard took the photograph. The jokes kept rolling in and Thea Boodhoo tweeted : So *this* is how the leopard got its spots by being spotted it all makes sense now. Joanne Monk also came for the leopard's spots, saying : Leopards are always spotted. Except in this picture though, camouflage level: expert. But Laura Jennings speaking for a lot of us who still have not managed to find the leopard: I would be extremely dead before I spotted it.
Go ahead, take another shot at it. Many people managed to find it without zooming the picture in and apparently within seconds. We'll have to take their word for it but here it is a little bit narrowed down.
If you managed to find it, good for you! But if you are still struggling, this is where the leopard has been the whole time: