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.
Incredible Cloud Faces and Figures
1. Australian Aboriginal Male
This cloud over Budapest in Hungary looks uncannily like an Australian Aboriginal man.
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.
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.
4. King Louis XIV Cloud
King Louis XIV looking regal in the sky.
5. Betty Davis Clouds
Betty Davis giving 'that' look.
6. Running Man Cloud
Coming through! This guy's in a hurry.
7. Hanging Jesus Cloud
Jesus doing what he does best.
8. Crazy Care Bear Cloud
Yep, a Care Bear gone crazy.
9. Spooky Face Cloud
Is it a shark? Is it a face? Whatever it is, it looks downright creepy.
10. Crossed Legged Demon
A little devil watching the world go by.
Amazing Cloud Animals
1. Donnie Darko Bunny Cloud
The cult movie bunny lives on.
2. Smoke Angel Cloud
Smoke angel left behind from airplane flares.
3. Lion Cub Cloud
A cloud looking suspiciously like The Lion King cub, Simba, but has is it been 'shopped'?
4. Pig Shaped Cloud
Power station fumes form pigs in space.
5. Cloud Poodle
A freshly pruned poodle spotted in the sky above Chicago, Illinois.
6. Fish Cloud
There's something fishy about this cloud over The Blasket Islands, County Kerry, Ireland.
7. Dragon Shaped Cloud
Dragon shaped cloud spotted over Monument Rocks Natural Area in Kansas.
8. Roaring Lion Cloud
Anyone else think this looks like a roaring lion?
9. Roast Chicken Cloud
Want gravy with your roast chicken?
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?
1. Size Matters?
Don't answer that.
2. ET Finger Cloud
ET phone home...
3. Giant Finger Cloud
This cloud almost looks like a giant finger bursting through the heavens.
4. Clawed Hand Cloud
A clawed hand gropes its way across the sky. hand clawing the clouds.
5. Kayak Clouds
It could be a spaceship, not unlike the Starship Enterprise but does anyone else see the upside-down kayak?
6. Smoke Signal Clouds
These awesome clouds look like giant smoke signals. We'd hate to see the size of the people making them!
7. Cloud Over Castle Fort
Weird cloud formations setting over a castle fort. Anyone know where this pic was taken?
8. Disc Cloud Over Mountain
Disc shaped cloud hovering over a mountain...
9. UFO Lenticular Clouds
Classic UFO shape produced by lenticular clouds. This one was spotted over Damascus, Syria.
10. UFO Landing Clouds
These lenticular clouds, known locally to New Zealanders as 'pets', look more like a mass landing of UFOs to us.