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20 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.

At Bright Side, we’ve found some lucky people who have come across something truly amazing. Don’t miss our bonus at the end of the article that proves how our actions can be someone’s magical discovery.

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. The hermit crab found a unique home.

4. An ancient spearhead found in the woods

5. This old book of hand-written church songs from the 18th and 19th centuries was found in the wall during an apartment’s reconstruction.

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

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

8. A gigantic tadpole of a bullfrog

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

10. “Over 100 unopened bottles from my grandpa’s liquor collection were passed down to me 3 years ago, with some found just this week hidden downstairs in a handmade hole created during The Prohibition.”

11. “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.”

12. “I found a 5-leaf clover today.”

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

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

15. “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).”

16. A “forbidden steak” found in Istanbul

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

18. After being evacuated from the area during the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, 2 brothers found their abandoned pedal car in Pripyat 30 years later.

19. Odd stairs found in the forest with no explanation

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

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.

Preview photo credit hasiko / pikabu
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