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Thumbnail Feedback I thought this thumbnail would kill it. Was I wrong?

The Jungle Explorer

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In my last video, I did a lot of research trying to come up with a thumb that would generate a high CTR. My latest video was about a vintage air rifle, so I did some searching on youtube for videos about air rifles. I then used the video with the most views as a format to create the thumb for my new video. Here is the thumb that I used as my guide.


Here is my Thumb

Now, this video was published this last Sunday and has been out for a four days. So far the CTR on my thumb has been only 2%. My channel's average is 5.9%, so this thumb is performing very poorly.

What do you think could be the causes of this thumb performing so poorly?