The uncanny valley refers to images which are just like human enough to be easily recognizable and just unlike human enough to be deeply disturbing.I think this qualifies.

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Less plausible, hence less uncanny

Ruth, I don't see any "uncanny valley". Your description intrigue me and I hope everyone else received them. It may be my computer. 

Clarification for those who are unfamiliar with the term "uncanny valley".

A nonfractal example from the uncanny valley.

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