A very #Straya moment: Can you spot all three Aussie animals relaxing on this tree?
- New image adds to Australia’s reputation for being home to distinctive animals
- Picture shows a trio of animals gathered under the branches of a tree
- At first only one is visible, but the others can be spotted on further inspection
Australia has long been known as the home of some of the world’s most mysterious animals – and a new image has added more weight to this reputation.
The picture, captured somewhere in rural Australia, shows an unlikely trio of friends seeking shade under the branches of a tree.
At first, the snap appears to show an average-looking tree that’s providing shelter from the sun for the country’s national animal, the kangaroo.
Australia has long been known for playing home to some of the world’s most mysterious animals, but a new image adds more weight to that reputation
But at further glance, two other animals are also present – an equally patriotic kookaburra and a snake slithering on the tree’s trunk.
The animals blend perfectly into their surroundings.
Online, commenters were quick to see the humour in the very Australian image as they detailed potential scenarios that might have taken place between the trio.
At further glance, two other animals are also present – an equally patriotic Kookaburra and a snake slithering on the tree’s trunk
‘It’s difficult to see the kookaburra but he was flipping out after having just had a fight with the snake, wish I could have filmed it,’ wrote the original poster.
‘It’s the Australian version of paper scissors rock. Kookaburra eats snake. Snake bites kangaroo. Kangaroo boxes Kookaburra,’ added another.
‘Seriously though that snake looks like it’s hiding from the Kookaburra. I’ve seen them hunt and eat snakes.’