seeing and not seeing

I posted a photo of a rabbit last week, but it wasn’t a very successful one as the bunny’s colouring blended so well with the undergrowth. I gather that this blending into the background is crypsis (as opposed to mimesis when the creature disguises itself as something else).

Here, then, is a less cryptic rabbit:

brown rabbit grazing
Camouflage hinders our seeing things that are really there, but our brains often trick us into seeing things that aren’t there.
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