Thaumatrope Optical Illusions
Birds in a Cage
Thaumatropes are based on rapid alternation of two images so that they appear to merge together as one. This example uses a pair of birds and a bird cage. The two images will rotate when you click on the birds. To run the thaumatrope, press the "auto" button.
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