How many arms do you see? Optical illusion leaves viewers baffled

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The bizarre photo has viewers confused as they refuse to believe there are four people in the snap

A photo of some hikers clinking whiskey bottles has viewers scratching their heads at how many people are in the snap.

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Image shows hikers toasting miniature bottles of bourbon to celebrate the completion of the 2,200-mile Appalachian Train in the United States.

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how many arms do you see

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The picture shows a total of four bottles, but at first glance only three arms appear to be stretched out.

how many arms can you see (Photo: Patrick DeIvernois / Reddit)

The image, shared by Parick Delvernois wearing the kilt and orange jacket, fools the viewer into seeing only three people as one of the hikers is wearing a camouflage jacket that blends in perfectly with the background.

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A closer look reveals the outstretched fourth arm on the left of the picture.

The freaky optical illusion that has been shared Reddit and later TwitterShe has left the internet stunned, with some saying it confused her and her brain refusing to believe there were four people in the snap.

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One user said “I’m confused…why is there only 3 arms but 4 bottles?”

Another said: “My brain refuses to believe there are 4 people in this photo.”

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A third added: “This is the first time I’ve seen camouflage worn effectively on the internet and I’m blown away.”

Someone else said, “I’m looking at this photo and I’m wondering if I’m blind or if there’s more going on here.”

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Some users wondered if a person was behind Patrick due to the shape behind Patrick, wondering if this was the mysterious fourth person.

However, the “missing arm” is actually on the left side of the image and can be discerned if you look closely at the hands.

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It is possible to discern the shape of a blue woolen glove, although it is not immediately obvious as the hand fits Patrick’s kilt almost perfectly.

One distressed user commented, “I zoomed in and stared at those blue fingers for a good 30 seconds trying to figure it out.

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“Several solutions went through my head. Maybe it’s a child under the hand.

“Maybe someone is behind the guy in orange. Then I saw it.”

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Another person added: “Yes, it took me a full 10 seconds to see the arm. Good camouflage.”

A third said: “I’m embarrassed at how long it took.”

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Patrick, 23, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, told the metro: “I actually first saw this image when my friends sent me a screenshot of the Reddit post.

“When the photos were taken, my friends and I were unaware of the optical illusion that was in place.”

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