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King Kong! Photographer's optical illusion captures gigantic baboon crushing a car


The gigantic baboon bears down on the packed car, angrily pounding his clenched furry fist on the roof.

A scene from a spin-off version of King Kong, perhaps?

Or worrying evidence that mutant monkeys are on the loose in Britain? Well, no...

Thankfully, the image is simply an optical illusion.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than it is.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than

it is.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.

The gigantic baboon bears down on the packed car, angrily pounding his clenched furry fist on the roof.

A scene from a spin-off version of King Kong, perhaps?

Or worrying evidence that mutant monkeys are on the loose in Britain? Well, no...

Thankfully, the image is simply an optical illusion.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than it is.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than

it is.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The gigantic baboon bears down on the packed car, angrily pounding his clenched furry fist on the roof.

A scene from a spin-off version of King Kong, perhaps?

Or worrying evidence that mutant monkeys are on the loose in Britain? Well, no...

Thankfully, the image is simply an optical illusion.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than it is.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than

it is.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The gigantic baboon bears down on the packed car, angrily pounding his clenched furry fist on the roof.

A scene from a spin-off version of King Kong, perhaps?

Or worrying evidence that mutant monkeys are on the loose in Britain? Well, no...

Thankfully, the image is simply an optical illusion.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than it is.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than

it is.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The gigantic baboon bears down on the packed car, angrily pounding his clenched furry fist on the roof.

A scene from a spin-off version of King Kong, perhaps?

Or worrying evidence that mutant monkeys are on the loose in Britain? Well, no...

Thankfully, the image is simply an optical illusion.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than it is.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than

it is.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The gigantic baboon bears down on the packed car, angrily pounding his clenched furry fist on the roof.

A scene from a spin-off version of King Kong, perhaps?

Or worrying evidence that mutant monkeys are on the loose in Britain? Well, no...

Thankfully, the image is simply an optical illusion.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than it is.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.


It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

It was taken at Knowsley Safari Park, in Merseyside, and the baboon was perched on the windscreen of photographer Chez Owen's car with its arm out.

Split-second timing and the angle of the shot make it seem many times bigger than

it is.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.

The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.


The schoolteacher, from Barrow Ford, Lancashire, said: 'I couldn't believe my eyes when I reviewed the picture.

'I'd only intended to get a snap of it on the car but when you look at it for the first time it actually looks like this king kong like baboon is about to crush the car in front.



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