30 Creepiest Clouds On Earth

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    Imagine it’s twilight – you’re lying on the grass, staring in the sky and familiar shapes appear in the swirling cumulus. The clouds look like demonic marshmallows that infect the sky. They transform into amazing faces, beautiful fish, flying saucers and demons. These are some of the unknown wonders of the natural world and Environmental Graffiti decided to compile a list of 30 of the most incredible, for your viewing pleasure.

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    Incredible Cloud Faces and Figures

    1. Australian Aboriginal Male

    This cloud over Budapest in Hungary looks uncannily like an Australian Aboriginal man.

  • Image: © james gossage

    2. Maggie Thatcher or Queen Elizabeth Cloud

    Some may liken this cloud above the Maldivian island of Meerufenfushito to the first female UK Prime Minister, Maggie Thatcher, others might see Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Image: © micheal poole

    3. Marlon Brando Cloud

    There’s no mistake this cloud resembles actor Marlon Brando, best known for his role as Mafia boss Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather Trilogy.

  • Image: © annegret richter

    4. King Louis XIV Cloud

    King Louis XIV looking regal in the sky.

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    5. Betty Davis Clouds

    Betty Davis giving ‘that’ look.

  • Image: © flaminia grubacki

    6. Running Man Cloud

    Coming through! This guy’s in a hurry.

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    7. Hanging Jesus Cloud

    Jesus doing what he does best.

  • Image: fluffy von der flynn

    8. Crazy Care Bear Cloud

    Yep, a Care Bear gone crazy.

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    9. Spooky Face Cloud

    Is it a shark? Is it a face? Whatever it is, it looks downright creepy.

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    10. Crossed Legged Demon

    A little devil watching the world go by.

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    Amazing Cloud Animals

    1. Donnie Darko Bunny Cloud

    The cult movie bunny lives on.

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    2. Smoke Angel Cloud

    Smoke angel left behind from airplane flares.

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    3. Lion Cub Cloud

    A cloud looking suspiciously like The Lion King cub, Simba, but has is it been ‘shopped’?

  • Image: © ian loxley

    4. Pig Shaped Cloud

    Power station fumes form pigs in space.

  • Image: © jackie morin

    5. Cloud Poodle

    A freshly pruned poodle spotted in the sky above Chicago, Illinois.

  • Image: © gavin tobin

    6. Fish Cloud

    There’s something fishy about this cloud over The Blasket Islands, County Kerry, Ireland.

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    7. Dragon Shaped Cloud

    Dragon shaped cloud spotted over Monument Rocks Natural Area in Kansas.

  • Image: andy chan

    8. Roaring Lion Cloud

    Anyone else think this looks like a roaring lion?

  • Image: © matt eyre

    9. Roast Chicken Cloud

    Want gravy with your roast chicken?

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    10. Elephant-Gremlin Cloud

    We’re in two minds whether this is the profile of an elephant or a gremlin resting on its elbow. What do you think?

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    Bizarre Clouds

    1. Size Matters?

    Don’t answer that.

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    2. ET Finger Cloud

    ET phone home…

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    3. Giant Finger Cloud

    This cloud almost looks like a giant finger bursting through the heavens.

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    4. Clawed Hand Cloud

    A clawed hand gropes its way across the sky. hand clawing the clouds.

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    5. Kayak Clouds

    It could be a spaceship, not unlike the Starship Enterprise but does anyone else see the upside-down kayak?

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    6. Smoke Signal Clouds

    These awesome clouds look like giant smoke signals. We’d hate to see the size of the people making them!

  • Image: neatorama

    7. Cloud Over Castle Fort

    Weird cloud formations setting over a castle fort. Anyone know where this pic was taken?

  • Image: photographer unknown

    8. Disc Cloud Over Mountain

    Disc shaped cloud hovering over a mountain…

  • Image: © gianandrea sandri and roberto cavallini

    9. UFO Lenticular Clouds

    Classic UFO shape produced by lenticular clouds. This one was spotted over Damascus, Syria.

  • Image: © glynn hubbard

    10. UFO Landing Clouds

    These lenticular clouds, known locally to New Zealanders as ‘pets’, look more like a mass landing of UFOs to us.

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