In my “find the duck” photo of yesterday (below), I asked readers to find the mallard hen. It turns out that there was not just one, but FOUR, as astute readers discovered. Here’s the original photo and the four mallard hens, all circled.
Four—count them, four—hens! (Click on the photo to enlarge; one was in the water.) They’re pretty cryptic, no?
But wait! Maybe there are MORE ducks! A reader spotted something behind the tree itself, and the mottled pattern makes me think it’s the breast of a FIFTH hen. I’ll check today to see if there’s a bump on the trunk, but I doubt it. Here’s the putative fifth hen:
Here’s a tortoiseshell cat named Lion from Paws Planet. Her staff, Avery Shrader, sent in a “regular photo” of her (top), and the a photo in which she’s reclining on a pile of leaves. Can you spot Lion in the second photo?
Spot the cat! Answer at noon Chicago time. (I’d rate this one as “difficult.”)