We often forget what a wondrous world we live in. While getting caught up in our hectic schedules makes us oblivious to things around us, today we're gonna zoom in on the unseen and unnoticed side of things.

So welcome to Bored Panda’s amusing collection of the most fascinating and rarely seen objects, beings, places, occurrences, and everything that will bring out that inner curious child we have inside.

From a macro shot revealing the density of penguin feathers to rainbow cloud spotting, this is something you only see in a video game. Or if you open your eyes and pay attention. Psst! More incredible photos of rarely seen things can be found in our previous posts here, here and here.

#1

When It’s Cold Enough To See The Melody

When It’s Cold Enough To See The Melody

Kathrin Swoboda Photography , Kathrin Swoboda Photography Report

Friday
Community Member
3 months ago

Lol it’s blowing little smoke rings in the second pic

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#2

Spotted A Rainbow Cloud From My Balcony. Not As Beautiful As Aurora But Pretty Rare To See Such Phenomena In India

Spotted A Rainbow Cloud From My Balcony. Not As Beautiful As Aurora But Pretty Rare To See Such Phenomena In India

Readingislove Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

Wow, that's wonderful!!!!

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#3

This Is What Sunset Looks Like From Space

This Is What Sunset Looks Like From Space

Astro_Alex Report

Friday
Community Member
3 months ago

So beautiful!

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Even in times of scientific and technological advancements, our beautiful planet remains full of mysteries. From the incredible bismuth crystal that looks like it came from some sort of sci-fi film to the enchanting glowing forest in Japan with its luminescent mushrooms scattered along the forest floor, there are so many exquisite finds on Earth. They make us question how much about the place we inhabit we don’t really know.

Some of the most standout mysteries that have been captivating the imagination of many throughout the years include Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. The structure consists of a ring of standing stones, with each stone standing approximately thirteen feet high, seven feet wide and weighing 25 tons. It’s believed to have been built about 5000 years ago, but scholars still do not agree on what its purpose could have been.

Another mysterious object is the stone spheres found in Costa Rica, located on the Diquis Delta and on Isla del Cano. There are over three hundred petro spheres scattered throughout the country that are still considered a great, unsolved archaeological mystery. The heaviest of them weighs many tons, and they’re believed to be made of granodiorite.

#4

Here Are My Removed & Genetically Modified White Blood Cells, About To Be Put Back In To Hopefully Cure My Cancer

Here Are My Removed & Genetically Modified White Blood Cells, About To Be Put Back In To Hopefully Cure My Cancer

This Is T-Cell Immunotherapy

sarahjewel Report

Andrew Irish
Community Member
3 months ago

All my love to you. Good luck!

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#5

Not A Painting - Just An Iceberg Flipped Upside Down

Not A Painting - Just An Iceberg Flipped Upside Down

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Helen Haley
Community Member
3 months ago

My berg became flipped turned upside down, I'd like to take a minute just float right here. Big ol iceberg floating with its butt in the air.

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#6

This Albino Peacock I Saw In Malaysia

This Albino Peacock I Saw In Malaysia

PepeTheFRQG Report

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
3 months ago

Beautiful. 🦚

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#7

Finally Got My Prosthetics In

Finally Got My Prosthetics In

Rewster27 Report

IlovemydogShilo
Community Member
3 months ago

Cool. You look like a real life Wolverine.

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#8

Bioluminescent Phytoplankton In The Persian Gulf

Bioluminescent Phytoplankton In The Persian Gulf

hayati.photography Report

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
3 months ago

💙

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#9

Ice Eggs - This Rare Phenomenon Occurs When Ice Is Rolled Over By Wind And Water (Northern Finland)

Ice Eggs - This Rare Phenomenon Occurs When Ice Is Rolled Over By Wind And Water (Northern Finland)

rismatti Report

Stimpy
Community Member
3 months ago

ICE EGG FIGHT!

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#10

Nappies In Sweden Have A Father On The Packaging

Nappies In Sweden Have A Father On The Packaging

caspii2 Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

Is it rare because it's a man and not a woman? Where is it like this? In Spain there aren't women (mothers, aunts, granies) represented in this products, only babies.

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#11

The Forests Of Aspen, Colorado

The Forests Of Aspen, Colorado

d3333p7 Report

Verena Gitterle
Community Member
3 months ago

So beautiful!

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#12

This Huge Tree In Cairo

This Huge Tree In Cairo

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Rainbow Panda
Community Member
3 months ago

Wood you like to hear a story about this tree? 🌳

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#13

Highway To Heaven. 30-Second Long Exposure Of Airliner Departing From Runway

Highway To Heaven. 30-Second Long Exposure Of Airliner Departing From Runway

Jimmy_Scrambles Report

Jonathan
Community Member
3 months ago

stunning photography, even better idea and location.

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#14

My Nails Pushing The Chemo Out Of My Fingertips

My Nails Pushing The Chemo Out Of My Fingertips

llowreyy Report

Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
3 months ago

Yay!

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#15

Truck Door Handle On A Frosty Morning

Truck Door Handle On A Frosty Morning

demanded101 Report

Natalia
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh I see... Elsa was around.

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#16

My Dad Got A Periodic Table With The Actual Elements In It

My Dad Got A Periodic Table With The Actual Elements In It

Thatssomefreakyshit Report

Steve Barnett
Community Member
3 months ago

Goes without saying that not all the elements are actually there. Hence the Ionizing radiation hazard symbols.

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#17

A Pistachio Plant

A Pistachio Plant

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Samantha PandaNotBored
Community Member
3 months ago

Like a beautiful bunch of roses or tulips . I couldn’t cut them down , they’d stay 😁

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#18

The Sun Hit This Freshly-Paved Tarmac Just Right And Made A Real-Life Rainbow Road Through Polarized Lenses

The Sun Hit This Freshly-Paved Tarmac Just Right And Made A Real-Life Rainbow Road Through Polarized Lenses

kenziemonsterrawr Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Now I'd like to wear polarized glasses wherever just to find hidden rainbows.

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#19

This Butterfly With Transparent Wings

This Butterfly With Transparent Wings

flightoffancy85 Report

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
3 months ago

Wow. 🦋

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#20

Amazing Jimbacrinus Crinoid Fossils

Amazing Jimbacrinus Crinoid Fossils

Tom Kapitany Report

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

They look like those machine things from the matrix.

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#21

What A Piece Of 10,000-Year-Old Glacial Ice Looks Like

What A Piece Of 10,000-Year-Old Glacial Ice Looks Like

landofice Report

Butternut DerpFarts
Community Member
3 months ago

Too bad they’re melting :(

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#22

This Close Up Shot Of A Dragonfly I Took With My Phone The Other Day

This Close Up Shot Of A Dragonfly I Took With My Phone The Other Day

UltraBloodWing Report

Monika Rhodes
Community Member
3 months ago

Gorgeous- love dragonflies.

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#23

Just When You Thought You’d Seen Everything - Here’s Snowball, An Extremely Rare Leucistic Alligator

Just When You Thought You’d Seen Everything - Here’s Snowball, An Extremely Rare Leucistic Alligator

nathan.sweeting Report

Friday
Community Member
3 months ago

Eyeliner game on point!

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#24

My Hair Is Half Blonde Half Brunette. Including Eyebrows

My Hair Is Half Blonde Half Brunette. Including Eyebrows

Sunflowely Report

Meike H
Community Member
3 months ago

You're a chimera!

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#25

Horses On A Plane

Horses On A Plane

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Steve Barnett
Community Member
3 months ago

'The sequel to 'Snakes on a Plane' was not as successful.'

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#26

Certain Fish Skin Can Be Grafted Onto Burns And Diabetic Wounds. The Material Recruits The Body's Own Cells And Is Converted Eventually Into Living Tissue

Certain Fish Skin Can Be Grafted Onto Burns And Diabetic Wounds. The Material Recruits The Body's Own Cells And Is Converted Eventually Into Living Tissue

QueenMuda Report

Gin. No tonic
Community Member
3 months ago

It's tilapia skin. The very common, quite cheap white fish that you can find in the supermarket freezer (at least in Europe)

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#27

This Pencil Store In Tehran, Iran

This Pencil Store In Tehran, Iran

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Marky Mark
Community Member
3 months ago

This is like Ollivanders (from Harry Potter books) but for artists.

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#28

The Density Of Penguin Feathers

The Density Of Penguin Feathers

BaconKoen Report

Andrew Irish
Community Member
3 months ago

Uh. Where is the rest of the penguin...

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#29

Astronaut Bruce McCandless Floating Away From The Safety Of The Space Shuttle

Astronaut Bruce McCandless Floating Away From The Safety Of The Space Shuttle

He had nothing but his manned maneuvering unit keeping him from drifting into the unknown. First person in history to do something like this.

nasa.gov Report

Ranch Dressing
Community Member
3 months ago

Urgh this makes me nervous.

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#30

Sendai Daikannon, One Of The Tallest Statues In The World

Sendai Daikannon, One Of The Tallest Statues In The World

ko_ref Report

M Calad
Community Member
3 months ago

I am fascinated by the optical effect of the design. The statue is not at full body length, it's around 3/4, missing the bottom 1/4. This makes the brain believe that the statue goes lower (like if the legs of the statue extended down), therefore it's perceived longer than it actually is. How cool!

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#31

The Color Of My Kitten's Foot Is Split Down The Middle

The Color Of My Kitten's Foot Is Split Down The Middle

TheAbominableRex Report

Friday
Community Member
3 months ago

Mixed beans

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#32

This Red Only Rainbow I Saw At Midnight In Finland

This Red Only Rainbow I Saw At Midnight In Finland

junn0 Report

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
3 months ago

Who stole the rest? 🌈

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#33

This Majestic Emerald Mallard

This Majestic Emerald Mallard

reddit.com Report

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
3 months ago

Jade duck. 🦆

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#34

My Cactus Has Grown A Strange-Looking Flower

My Cactus Has Grown A Strange-Looking Flower

7-methyltheophylline Report

Karl Leaning
Community Member
3 months ago

ahh, a dead rubbish bin plant. my mother used to grow one of these in the bathroom when I was a child. the flower smelt like a unwashed rubbish bin that had been left in sun for a week...

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#35

In Case You Haven't Seen Spider Feet Up Close

In Case You Haven't Seen Spider Feet Up Close

Michael Pankratz , akfinucan Report

Raluca Neacsu
Community Member
3 months ago

Do these kinda look like cat paws? is it just me?

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#36

We Got These Giant Screws In At Work Today For Mounting Solar Panels

We Got These Giant Screws In At Work Today For Mounting Solar Panels

smokeymctokerson Report

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
3 months ago

Imagine the screwdriver! :-)

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#37

The Difference Three Months Of Hardcore Chemotherapy Makes

The Difference Three Months Of Hardcore Chemotherapy Makes

DoYouDestinyBrah Report

Natalie Kudryashova
Community Member
3 months ago

Hope you’re all better!

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#38

The UK Is Full Of Charming Crinkle Crankle Garden Walls

The UK Is Full Of Charming Crinkle Crankle Garden Walls

In England you sometimes see these "wavy" brick fences. And curious as it may seem, this shape uses fewer bricks than a straight wall. A straight wall needs at least two layers of bricks to make it sturdy, but the wavy wall is fine thanks to the arch support provided by the waves.

praxis_builders , GeographBot Report

Giovanna
Community Member
3 months ago

But mowing the lawn inside must be nightmarish

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#39

The Back Of Da Vinci's Mona Lisa

The Back Of Da Vinci's Mona Lisa

rataktaktaruken Report

Troux
Community Member
3 months ago

This is not her best side.

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#40

This Lizard I Found "Standing" On Water In My Pool

This Lizard I Found "Standing" On Water In My Pool

bastard_jon_snoo Report

Skybolt727
Community Member
3 months ago

Lizard jesus

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#41

In Case You Have Not Seen What A Clump Of Dna Looks Like

In Case You Have Not Seen What A Clump Of Dna Looks Like

ssmunif Report

Kubu
Community Member
3 months ago

I'm bit ashamed to admit that online, but I do very well know how a clump of DNA looks like. First hand extracted.

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#42

Giant Puffball Mushroom My Sister Found In The Woods

Giant Puffball Mushroom My Sister Found In The Woods

kfranky Report

troufaki13
Community Member
3 months ago

I thought it was a giant ball of mozzarella!

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#43

Mosaics Of A Roman Villa Were Found Under A Vineyard In Negrar, Italy

Mosaics Of A Roman Villa Were Found Under A Vineyard In Negrar, Italy

ComunediNegrar Report

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

Can't believe how well that pattern has been preserved.

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#44

This Device Is Used To Measure Lengths On Maps. Simply Roll It Along Streets You Want To Use And It Tells You The Distance

This Device Is Used To Measure Lengths On Maps. Simply Roll It Along Streets You Want To Use And It Tells You The Distance

Trizocbs Report

Maiun
Community Member
3 months ago

My grandad worked for British Ordnance Survey in the 1950s and 60s, he went out, measured the landscape and then hand drew maps. When he died, we cleared out his home studio and I found at least 6 of these in various draws, boxes etc. I remember sitting with him as a child running them over maps to see where we were in relation to landmarks etc. I still love looking at maps 30 years after his death as it reminds me of the gentle, kind soul he was.

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#45

Ants Gutted My Almond To Make Their Own Almond Flour

Ants Gutted My Almond To Make Their Own Almond Flour

Buford-T-Justis Report

Giovanna
Community Member
3 months ago

Ants, and bees, are amazing societies.

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#46

When My Cat Got Spayed, The Shaved Area Grew Back Chocolate Coloured

When My Cat Got Spayed, The Shaved Area Grew Back Chocolate Coloured

arthurdentstowels Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

Mental note: if I have to shave my cat, do it in a nice form.

Dynein
Community Member
3 months ago

This only applies to mammals with the Siamese fur pattern (light-colored body, dark face, paws and tail). They get the pattern because their pigment production is temperature dependent, so only cooler areas of the skin will develop dark fur.

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Francesca Annoni
Community Member
3 months ago

The colour of the fur depends on temperature (cold zones are darker , as nose, ear and paws) , you can see the colour patterns change from winter to summer... the shaved patch probably was colder because the fur was short and it grew back darker..it will change the color with time..

A B C
Community Member
3 months ago

Thank you!

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Jamma
Community Member
3 months ago

Ok, as a cat-knower, I was confused about why it has a square on its SIDE for a spay, so I went to the source and found this in case anyone else was confused: "When she came out of the vets they told me that her parts were so tiny that they had to try and go in from the side as well as bottom."

Calypso poet
Community Member
3 months ago

Thank you! I was trying to figure out the logistics. If cats got appendectomies...

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Robert T
Community Member
3 months ago

Bottom picture looks like that cat has a flap in it's side!

PKMN Trainer Link
Community Member
3 months ago

Thats what I thought it was originally!

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
3 months ago

This happened to my Kelpie... she looks like she has a chocolate coloured bikini zone..

Nikki Sevven
Community Member
3 months ago

Got a new cat...it has pockets!

Rosidah Yahya
Community Member
3 months ago

beautiful cat

Zena Marsh
Community Member
3 months ago

Gorgeous kitty.

TheBoredPanda
Community Member
3 months ago

I thought the cat had a flap hanging down in the second pic.

glowworm2
Community Member
3 months ago

Looks like an optical illusion where the cat has a hole straight through their body!

Shon
Community Member
1 month ago

Poor cat tho.

nala simba
Community Member
3 months ago

I'd be tempted to shave the cat completely to even out the colour. Poor kitty.

Lindy Mac
Community Member
3 months ago

Please don't tell her... this way she won't get self-conscience.

elfin
Community Member
3 months ago

When the fur grows out it may return to normal. Siamese cats have their dark areas where it's coolest. That's why Siamese kittens are born white--the womb is a warm place. The points--ears, legs, tail--are similarly dark 'cause those are cool spots.

Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
3 months ago

it will eventually clear up. it's a siamese thing - fur is darker where body is colder. i have been living with siameses my whole life and this happened to some of my cats too :)

Nubis Knight
Community Member
3 months ago

That's because the fur of siamese-like cat is prone to heat: the warmer the lighter the fur-color. I think the fur will lighten up over time again. The enzym Tyrosinase isn't able to produce Pigmente to darken the fur under higher temperature, so face, paws and tail as cooler areas are dark rest is light.

Seabeast
Community Member
3 months ago

Siamese colouring (the Himalayan gene) is deposited in cold parts of the body first. This cat would have been born pure white.

Marco Conti
Community Member
18 hours ago

The vet forgot to apply the "feather" effect in Photoshop.

Hadleigh Tindall
Community Member
1 day ago

Aww

Anika Khare
Community Member
1 week ago

i genuinely thought there was a hole in the cat

Pusheen_Fan🧋
Community Member
1 week ago

Is she…MADE OUT OF CHOCOLATE!?

Nicole Tomme
Community Member
1 week ago

Cats have two layers of hairs. What you are seeing is the undercoat growing back first. As the fur lengthens the blond will start to slow again as the fur fully fills back in. Still pretty cool.

Christine Weber
Community Member
2 weeks ago

Thats why people who show colourpoints go for a mid line spay.

Gail Nicholson
Community Member
3 weeks ago

Er, vet, how's your freehand? Could you maybe open her up in a nice heart shaped window?

BoredHuman
Community Member
3 weeks ago

I would reshave it as a heart so at least it would look good.

DogLady
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

It looks like there's a hole in the cat in the second picture!

Starlee87
Community Member
1 month ago

Pretty kitty

Tracy Wood
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow,how strange

Faith Nicole
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh my goodness. How strange is that and cute 😍

Mohra Taylor
Community Member
3 months ago

Looks like a little door.

Sue Phillips
Community Member
3 months ago

I took my male house panther to an idiot who shaved his belly, evidently missing the 2 gigantic harbles in the back. His tummy fur never grew back.:(

JustRoz
Community Member
3 months ago

why is the dark spot on her side in the second photo...??? That's not where it's done.

Kimberly Brown
Community Member
3 months ago

This happened to all of my Siamese kitties!

Starfall
Community Member
3 months ago

This happened to my cat too! She was a solid black kitty & after her spay she now has a white bikini area that grew back!

Sherry Harvey
Community Member
3 months ago

Patchwork kitty.

Lisa Tetlow
Community Member
3 months ago

Who knew?

Diane Griffin
Community Member
3 months ago

It looks like an optical illusion.

Sue Rogers
Community Member
3 months ago

Mine got spayed on their tummy.

Teresa Spanics
Community Member
3 months ago

AWW 😻💖

Gerard Neaux
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Oh no, kat malfuncshun.

Jean Thompson
Community Member
3 months ago

I don't think she really cares!

Patzpie
Community Member
3 months ago

Bizzarro

Jeanie Roundy
Community Member
3 months ago

How odd. But then again, she's a Siamese.....

Ellen Tan
Community Member
3 months ago

this is a female cat

NevadaJo
Community Member
3 months ago

Shaved my puff ball and now he is dirty puff

Katherine Boag
Community Member
3 months ago

The melanin is cold-activated

Black Karen
Community Member
3 months ago

So weird and cool!

Yort
Community Member
3 months ago

It took two years for my dog to grow noticeable hair where they shaved her to be spayed. Luckily she has blonde fur and pale skin so it’s not super noticeable.

Stephanie Hewitt
Community Member
3 months ago

My black cat when she got spayed, the hair grew back in white!

Silre
Community Member
3 months ago

My Siamese would always get hot spots and the fur would always grow back dark

HempFairy
Community Member
3 months ago

It's a "pocat".

Casey Burns
Community Member
3 months ago

It's a pocket of hair literally.

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#47

A Hand Of A Koala

A Hand Of A Koala

verdachteaugurk Report

Sheila McEnany Markowitz
Community Member
3 months ago

Koalas have human-like fingerprints. They are almost identical, and even under a microscope, it is hard to distinguish the difference between theirs and those of humans.

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#48

This Apple's Flesh Is The Same Colour As It’s Skin

This Apple's Flesh Is The Same Colour As It’s Skin

KirasStar Report

Karl Baxter
Community Member
3 months ago

I made cider from apples like this. It came out bright pink and checked in at a hefty 8.5% abv. We named it “Prider”, put it in a rainbow box and served it up during Pride Week about 6 years ago. 60 pints sold out in about an hour! 🙂

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#49

414-Pound Gorilla On The Exam Table

414-Pound Gorilla On The Exam Table

zoomiami Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
3 months ago

Poor one! I hope she/he gets well soon!

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#50

$12,000 Worth Of Cancer Pills

$12,000 Worth Of Cancer Pills

WITCHFlNDER-GENERAL Report

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
3 months ago

That's disgusting. Charging so much for life saving medication is sick and twisted.

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