Fool Me Twice


ASK Magazine October 2021. Does that bird really have a broken wing? Can you photograph a unicorn? And who’s hidden the elephant?

Are your eyes deceiving you or is this edition of ASK Magazine all about things that deceive us? Get to know some tricks of nature, how animals fool each other, and how organisms often hide in plain site with this eye-opening and revealing ASK Magazine.


Animals do all sorts of subterfuge to stay safe. Some mock illness or injury, others make themselves look more intimidating, and still others use their sneaky powers to gain a meal or a mate. Learn about all the ways animals fake us—or other animals—out in order to survive. You’ll also see how animals can camouflage to blend in with the landscape around them and you’ll learn how we can create images of animals that don’t exist. Get more trickster tips as you learn how to break down some common magic illusions and find out more about some of the most famous fakes in history.


Enjoy features including:

·         Do Animals Lie? by Mary Batten

·         Hide and Seek

·         The Vanishing Elephant by Di Sappear

·         Gorilla? What Gorilla? by Clew Less

·         Famous Fakes by Wode I. Lye

·         How to Photograph a Unicorn by Zia

Regular features of ASK Magazine include Nosy News, Nestor’s Dock, Bot’s Mighty Math, Ask Ask, Contest and Letters, and Marvin and Friends.