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16 Terrific Findings That Were a Genuine Surprise

Unexpected findings are always interesting even if it’s just a coin picked up off the street. But if a found item has some peculiarities like an old photo or a tiny banana can, it makes us feel lucky to have come across such valuable treasure.

1. A mysterious lobster caught in Canada

2. “Decided to investigate a wasp nest I found in my backyard. It yielded the different developmental stages of the wasp!”

3. “We bought our first house and discovered something really unexpected in the attic.”

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4. An ancient spearhead found in the woods

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5. “I found a perfect stone guitar pick.”

6. “Man finds dinosaur while digging up his garden!”

7. A gigantic tadpole of a bullfrog

8. “While cleaning, I found a tiny banana in a drawer. I have no idea where it’s from.”

9. “We found this tiny creature the size of a coin lying on the rocks near our house. After feeding and taking care of it for a few months, it turned out to be a flying squirrel.”

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10. “I found a 5-leaf clover today.”

11. “My friend found a very long Cheerio.”

12. “I found my grandma’s old recipe book.”

13. “This is my grandmother at 18 years old on her wedding day. We found this photo in my grandfather’s coat pocket and apparently, he never left home without it (1930s).”

14. A “forbidden steak” found in Istanbul

15. “Yesterday I found this message in a bottle on Floreana Island in the Galapagos.”

16. Odd stairs found in the forest with no explanation

Bonus: “My friend found this on a flash drive in the computer lab with zero context. These are our school board administrators.”

Have you ever found something really interesting? Tell us in the comments below.

Please note: This article was updated in January 2023 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.
Preview photo credit hasiko / pikabu
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