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Mona Lisa's Secret: Hidden Animals?


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Lindsey
- 2534 days ago - abcnews.go.com
New York artist Ron Piccirillo is claiming to have unlocked the secrets behind one of the most mysterious faces in history -- Mona Lisa. Piccirillo argues that several animals can be seen hidden in the painting when it is set horizontally.



   

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. (0)
Monday December 12, 2011, 9:34 am
is that why she has that sly smile on her face?..::) thanks Lindsey
 

Elvina A (92)
Monday December 12, 2011, 11:42 am
Haha Toni Adisano, that must be it for sure :)
 

SANDRA R (145)
Monday December 12, 2011, 4:45 pm
Noted. Thank you Lindsey.
 

Regina P (67)
Monday December 12, 2011, 6:03 pm
Very interesting., Thanks Lindsey
 

Nicole W (646)
Monday December 12, 2011, 6:45 pm
pretty cool, thanks Lindsey!
 

Sue McGuey (106)
Monday December 12, 2011, 7:28 pm
Noted!~
 

Shelli S (374)
Monday December 12, 2011, 7:53 pm
Wow..I could load a and post a comment on care2!
Hmm..somewhat see it, is interesting! Thanks Lindsey. Noted!
 

Ingrid A (524)
Monday December 12, 2011, 8:33 pm
How interesting. Its noted.
 

Mary T (178)
Monday December 12, 2011, 8:56 pm
Very interesting thanks Lindsey.
 

Jerry B (128)
Monday December 12, 2011, 9:29 pm
Noted but I don't think so..thank you Lindsey!
 

penny C (83)
Monday December 12, 2011, 9:33 pm
Interesting,thanks Lindsey.
 

Dawn Mason (40)
Monday December 12, 2011, 9:45 pm
Interesting
 

Daniel Partlow (179)
Monday December 12, 2011, 9:56 pm
Noted.
 

Carole R (200)
Monday December 12, 2011, 10:32 pm
Interesting.
 

Kim O (396)
Monday December 12, 2011, 10:55 pm
I'm with Toni!! She does look kinda sneaky!! Very odd!! Thanks Lindsey!!
 

Carol C (97)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 1:36 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

Christoffer B (18)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 1:45 am
It is called Pareidolia, look it up.
 

SLK S (0)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 2:53 am
interesting, thanks.
 

Victoria S (19)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 3:40 am
Wish they made the picture bigger, it's hard to see the details of the picture
 

Linda M (1715)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 4:11 am
Thanks.
 

KS Goh (0)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 5:10 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Giovanna M (13)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 7:04 am
I agree with those leaning to this being a case of pareidolia. Rorschach tests explores exactly that, that doesn't mean there is actually a butterfly or your cousing on a swing in the pictures.
We can always find shapes and faces if we want to whether in paintings, clouds or wood. We can always find hidden meanings to things if we try hard enough.
It is known Leonardo loved animals, but would he have hidden animals in the sideway view of la Gioconda?
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 8:07 am
She loved Animal Beings so much, that She gave us Her Mysterious Smile?
 

Beth M (138)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 8:15 am
Don't see the animals.
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 11:15 am
Noted, but I can't see them.
 

Michela M (3964)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 3:16 pm
Noted
 

M B (62)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 3:58 pm
Noted.
 

Walter Firth (45)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 6:43 pm
Thanks Lindsey .I think Ron has a vivid imagination.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 8:18 pm
You carefully study anything for a long time and you'll find what you're looking for.
 

Veronica C (22)
Wednesday December 14, 2011, 7:21 pm
Well, it's possible. Funny it took so long for someone to turn it sideways!
 

Elsie Au (259)
Thursday December 15, 2011, 2:48 am
Noted.
 

Lisa Neste (207)
Friday December 16, 2011, 2:05 pm
Thanks Lindsey!
 

Suzanne L (99)
Saturday January 21, 2012, 10:28 pm
Cannot spot them. Is this like seeing a picture of Jesus on a burned waffle?
 
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