driftwood creatures

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The weather was very rainy when we were camping in the Gaspé region of Quebec. While out walking along the lakeshore one afternoon, I came across a number of massive piles of driftwood. Embedded in the driftwood shapes -strange creatures.

The term is Pareidolia – the tendency to perceive a specific, often meaningful, image in a random or ambiguous visual pattern. The human brain is optimized to recognize faces, which could also explain why we are so good at picking out meaningful shapes in random patterns. –https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pareidolia

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