Google Maps Street View has captured what appears to be a very alarming sight on a residential road. There seems to be a highly bizarre-looking figure standing outside one of the houses. In the building’s front garden there is what seems to be a man – but something is very wrong with him indeed. The man looks to have two heads, three legs and three hands – and makes for a frightening spectacle.
Oddly, he also seems to be standing next to not one but two ladders as well as a bucket.
An assumption is that the man is a window cleaner – but what has happened to his body and why does he need two ladders?
While it’s possible something unearthly has happened, there is likely a more rational explanation.
The weird sight is the result of a technological glitch caused by the Google camera.
In reality, the man most likely has the normal number of limbs and he just has the one ladder.
The photography splicing has caused the problem due to the way the images form.
When taking the photo, the 360-degree cameras shoot multiple pictures to create the seamless image.
This is done by knitting the images together to make it seem realistic.
However, moving objects often ruin the scene as they shift when the photos are taken.
This is far from the first time such a bizarre image has been created by a camera error.
Google Maps Street View once photographed a very sinister-looking image snapped in a remote countryside location.
It shows a wintry landscape with clouds looming ominously. But in one corner of the shot, two mysterious shapes can be spied.
It is almost as though there are two figures looking down from the sky at those below.
One is long and thin while the other is wider and pink in colour, which contrasts with the white of the clouds.
Some viewers have speculated whether the figure on the left could be a man in a cloak and on the left is a woman is a big pink dress or cloak.
They have wondered whether the sight is, in fact, an apparition of religious figures.
However, just as with the multi-limbed window cleaner, the image is no doubt the result of a technological glitch.