We promise they are really there, one Twitter user even found a solution:
It turns out that when you flip this image it looks horrifying.
There it is, apparently.
Perpetual energy problem?
There's speculation on the internet that these legs have been oiled up to create this super shiny look for the picture. But... maybe not? There's some debate about that. Consider this:via @jamesrbuk, @pezsez, @annekamccarthyNow look again. Paint? or Oil?
Hopefully it's not actually a situation like this:
You might have to look twice at these trippy optical illusion gifs.
People seriously have no idea what they are looking at here: via @G0DREGUI, @RexKline, @jaredzicari_But we do have an explanation:via @ColtonMorano