But looked at another way, the nose of the would-be rabbit appears to be the neck of a black bird, and the rabbit's ears the bird's slightly open beak. When you only see the beak in your peripheral vision, it really seems like they're ears.
"I thought it was fairly clear that the video was of a bird", Quintana later informed CNET in an electronic mail.
"That's a feckin crow", tweeted one person.
"I know this is weird but for ten seconds all I could see was a crow having its head stroked", said one.
Officials at the World Bird Sanctuary in Missouri confirmed that it is an African White-necked Raven named "Mischief". A number of customers have been capable of give you the right reply on their very own. "Instead of moving up and down, it sweeps across the eye horizontally like a windscreen wiper and is translucent".