We’ve all seen photos surface online that have made us stop and double-take. Optical illusions, examples of eye-catching wedding cakes or woodwork sculptures, maybe even images that seem too incredible to be real.
The rise of the internet – and social media, for that matter – means that pictures and videos can now be shared worldwide by anyone at virtually the click of a button.
It means that whenever something proves popular for one reason or another, it can spread very fast. One beachgoer in Mexico learned this when she posted a perplexing video she’d taken of what looks at first glance to be a mystery creature in the sand.