Yosemite easter egg: mountain tree spirits

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Date: Wednesday, November 26th, 2014, 15:51
Category: Apple, OS X, Yosemite

Color me skeptical, but this one came to my attention and was too cool not to share.

A PowerPage reader sent along what he believes to be an easter egg hidden in plain sight in one of Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite’s) default desktop pictures, a.k.a. “wallpaper.” If you’re running Yosemite, open System Preferences > Desktop & Screen Saver > Desktop, then choose Apple > Desktop Pictures and the third option (the grey and green mountain scene:

Yosemite Mountain Sprits hidden in Desktop Pictures?

Click through for the spooky result…

According to him there are Yosemite Mountain Tree Spirits hidden in the pictures. See the face looking to the right? Pointy eyebrow, rather Grinchly. (Click on the image for a larger version).

Yosemite Tree Spirit

So, does someone in Apple’s art department have a sense of humor?

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4 Responses to “Yosemite easter egg: mountain tree spirits”

  1. Gollum bland träden i Yosemite? Vem, va? Nej?
    Alltså… öh, nej? http://t.co/yzCWsvBqtw

  2. Is there a bug that makes iCal report it’s April 1st?

  3. Yeah…no. Everyone knows Yosemite is famous for it’s plentiful Rorschach Pines! Pick an area and turn on your imagination. I see a Cookie Monster, dragon head and a teapot. My friend says there’s a Tardis, but I think he’s yanking my fob chain. And that’s just in the trees!

  4. Maybe I’m getting old and my eyesight is fading but I don’t see it.