Helen Bishop was walking through Meanwood Park in Leeds when she was confronted by the alarming sight.
The spooky woodlands were once a favourite walking spot of Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien, and are rumoured to be one of his inspirations for Middle Earth.
The 51-year-old from Meanwood, said: “I was just having a walk as I normally would and I saw this thing in the bushes.
“At first I was taken aback, as it looked a little bit creepy."
She added: “On a second glance it looked like E.T. was just in the woods and I had to take my phone out.
“I was just laughing because it looked so much like him.
“I love the park because there’s always something interesting going on, something to discover.
“It’s peaceful and relaxing, but there’s something truly magical about it.”
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