Sometimes, a radish is not just a radish. Sometimes a radish can appear to be striding purposefully into the distance. Similarly, a potato can sometimes be a bear, and sometimes a broccoli can appear to be doing some mansplaining. Of course, we’re taking about hilariously misshapen fruit and vegetables, which appear to have taken the form of animals, or seem to be doing things that humans do, or feel.

Yet what gives these fruits and vegetables their quirky shapes? The answer’s simple. It’s science! There’s a fair few reasons why a fruit or vegetable can grow into an odd shape, but the main reason is damage to its scar tissue. If during its early growth it receives scarring, it can halt growth and cause a deformity. Meanwhile, root vegetables can take on strange appearances because of inconsistent soil fertilisation.

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The Evolved Radish

The Evolved Radish

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Jasmine
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4 years ago

I can't be the only one who was slightly disturbed at first glance.

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#2

Here Is A Strawberry Shaped Like A Butterfly

Here Is A Strawberry Shaped Like A Butterfly

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Dracule Mihawk
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4 years ago

Berryfly?

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#3

Emo Carrot

Emo Carrot

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Diana Lazar
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4 years ago

Looks like it had an accident in the plate😂

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#4

A Duck-Shaped Tomato

A Duck-Shaped Tomato

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Dracule Mihawk
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh wow.

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#5

I Am Froot

I Am Froot

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Gabriella Grossi
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4 years ago

...nice to meat you...

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#6

Found These Mother And Child Vegetables Sharing A Moment Together In My Garden

Found These Mother And Child Vegetables Sharing A Moment Together In My Garden

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Leanna Peiffer
Community Member
4 years ago

Enjoyed the photo's

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#7

My Pepper Looks Like A Fist

My Pepper Looks Like A Fist

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Mermaidia The Mermaid
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4 years ago

BROFISTTTTTTT

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#8

A Long-Faced Eggplant

A Long-Faced Eggplant

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Fachri Reza
Community Member
4 years ago

why the long face?

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#9

This Pumpkin Stem Looks Like A Dragon

This Pumpkin Stem Looks Like A Dragon

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Kat Blak
Community Member
4 years ago

Norbert lives as an enchanted pumpkin. Hagrid was right, he didnt like Romania

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#10

This Onion Looks Like An Angry Bird

This Onion Looks Like An Angry Bird

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Johan Maebe
Community Member
4 years ago

Angry bird. :-)

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#11

A Carrot Bustin A Move

A Carrot Bustin A Move

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Lorraine
Community Member
4 years ago

MC Carrot about to throw it down.

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#12

Draw Me Like One Of Your French Girls

Draw Me Like One Of Your French Girls

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Nancy Arnold
Community Member
4 years ago

I believe you are blushing, Mr. Big Artiste. I can't imagine Monsieur Monet blushing.

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#13

Owl Apple

Owl Apple

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Dóra Major
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4 years ago

Dude, so cute! I wanna eat that apple, gimmie :D

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#14

Foot Shaped Radish With Five Toes Goes On Display

Foot Shaped Radish With Five Toes Goes On Display

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Yvo Nne
Community Member
4 years ago

:/

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#15

A Lemon That Looks Like A Baby Elephant

A Lemon That Looks Like A Baby Elephant

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Ulrika Tück de Mantel
Community Member
4 years ago

törööö

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#16

Sea Lion Potato

Sea Lion Potato

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Grey Arias
Community Member
4 years ago

That's a sweet potato get your potatoes right! Lmao

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#17

A Bear-Shaped Potato

A Bear-Shaped Potato

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Jasmine Chen
Community Member
4 years ago

Not very scary...

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#18

So Apparently There Are Fuits That Look Like Parrots

So Apparently There Are Fuits That Look Like Parrots

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SarahofBorg
Community Member
4 years ago

Those look a lot like poisonous milkweed pods.

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#19

A Tomato Fit For Satan Himself

A Tomato Fit For Satan Himself

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Kat Blak
Community Member
4 years ago

Its the right color at least

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#20

Love Is The Root Of All Vegetables

Love Is The Root Of All Vegetables

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--
Community Member
4 years ago

dat pun

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#21

Squash Duck

Squash Duck

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alexa_bessee
Community Member
4 years ago

Don't look at me, I'm sleeping

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#22

I Like My Vegetables To Feel The Horror Of Their Fate

I Like My Vegetables To Feel The Horror Of Their Fate

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Johan Maebe
Community Member
4 years ago

Halloween paprika

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#23

Strawbeary

Strawbeary

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AcousticGString
Community Member
4 years ago

I guess they eat bacon at 430pm?

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#24

Heart-Shaped Potato

Heart-Shaped Potato

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Silvia Oshiro
Community Member
4 years ago

To rise who love potatoes... they love you back.

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#25

This Tomato That Grew In Our Garden Is Shaped Like A Butterfly

This Tomato That Grew In Our Garden Is Shaped Like A Butterfly

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BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

Cute

#26

Commander Zucchiduck

Commander Zucchiduck

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#27

Going To Have To Eat This Chicken As It Hasn't Laid A Single Bloody Egg Yet

Going To Have To Eat This Chicken As It Hasn't Laid A Single Bloody Egg Yet

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#28

Sinister Onion

Sinister Onion

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Lorraine
Community Member
4 years ago

Gru? Is that you?

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#29

I Like

I Like

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Jenifer Solesbee
Community Member
4 years ago

Give a big thumbs up

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#30

Angry Pickle

Angry Pickle

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Teodora Toshkova
Community Member
4 years ago

Let me out of heeereee

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#31

These Radishes

These Radishes

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Miyuki Nohara
Community Member
4 years ago

mother earth was horny .

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#32

A Lemon That Looks Like A Banana

A Lemon That Looks Like A Banana

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CluelessLlama13
Community Member
4 years ago

It may have been born a lemon, but it's always known, deep down inside, that it's really been a banana its whole life.

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#33

Foot-Shaped Carrot

Foot-Shaped Carrot

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Lorraine
Community Member
4 years ago

Think someone needs a pedicure~

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#34

This Carrot Baby Won't Let Go Of Its Moma

This Carrot Baby Won't Let Go Of Its Moma

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Mező Ádám
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4 years ago

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lolicon found his lilo ^^'

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#35

Duck-Shaped Tomato

Duck-Shaped Tomato

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BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

Same one? Can't be more than 1 of these

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#36

This Pepper Looks Like A Brain

This Pepper Looks Like A Brain

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Jon Watts
Community Member
4 years ago

find one that looks like a pinky

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#37

One Happy Potato

One Happy Potato

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Dima Less
Community Member
4 years ago

I also did this shit with my nails when I was a kid...

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#38

It's A Sloth

It's A Sloth

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Dawn Frank
Community Member
4 years ago

Or a panda without ears, that what I first saw

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#39

Potato That Looks Like A Sheep

Potato That Looks Like A Sheep

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Fanni Vörös
Community Member
4 years ago

looks like Princess Leia

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#40

What The Bell Pepper?!

What The Bell Pepper?!

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Zoe Kass
Community Member
4 years ago

Watto?

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#41

This Broccoli Has Something To Say To You

This Broccoli Has Something To Say To You

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Huutoniemen Lahest
Community Member
4 years ago

"Remember to eat your vegetables!"

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#42

The Sexy Carrot, I Made A Origami Dress...

The Sexy Carrot, I Made A Origami Dress...

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danila karpenko
Community Member
4 years ago

Like for the dress

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#43

He's Been Working Out!

He's Been Working Out!

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Zu Zanna
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow, so hot!

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#44

Been Digging For Carats

Been Digging For Carats

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Kacy Gao
Community Member
4 years ago

Imagine if someone proposed with this

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#45

Strawberry Daisy

Strawberry Daisy

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Silver
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4 years ago

I say it looks more like an octopus...

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#46

Sweet Potato Looks Like Finger

Sweet Potato Looks Like Finger

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Natalie Barry
Community Member
4 years ago

Yes. Let's go with "finger"

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#47

Apple Lady

Apple Lady

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Zoe Kass
Community Member
4 years ago

More like apple baby :)

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#48

Yellow Hot Chilli Lemon

Yellow Hot Chilli Lemon

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creamegg
Community Member
4 years ago

im in disguise

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#49

Right Hand Carrot

Right Hand Carrot

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Amy Peckham
Community Member
4 years ago

If you turn it around, it could be a left hand carrot 😋

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#50

Still Life Geese

Still Life Geese

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alexa_bessee
Community Member
4 years ago

Ones that don't attack ypu

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#51

Multi-coloured Carrot Love

Multi-coloured Carrot Love

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danila karpenko
Community Member
4 years ago

You should post this an Anti racism website

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#52

Strawberry Lips

Strawberry Lips

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BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

Mick Jagger would be jealous

#53

Swan Gourd

Swan Gourd

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Matt Collins
Community Member
4 years ago

Swan lake is now showing in the garden

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#54

Eggplant Penguins

Eggplant Penguins

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Manuel Jimenez
Community Member
4 years ago

They looks like they're fighting "who's gonna nest the egg"

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#55

Chilli Pepper Transformation Into A Snake

Chilli Pepper Transformation Into A Snake

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PandaLover
Community Member
4 years ago

Look more like mouth and creepy tongue xD

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#56

Geese Or Gourds?

Geese Or Gourds?

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danila karpenko
Community Member
4 years ago

99% of people can't tell the differenve

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#57

That's Passion

That's Passion

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Claire Sylvester
Community Member
4 years ago

What the heck is that?!!!!

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#58

Pumpkin That Looks Likes A Swan

Pumpkin That Looks Likes A Swan

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#59

Twice The Fun

Twice The Fun

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Socially Awkward
Community Member
3 years ago

:)

#60

"you Want To Peel My Face Too?! You Monster!"

"you Want To Peel My Face Too?! You Monster!"

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#61

Coconut With Messy Hairstyle

Coconut With Messy Hairstyle

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danila karpenko
Community Member
4 years ago

B-b-brother?

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#62

Erect Pepper

Erect Pepper

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Florencia Opazo Poblete
Community Member
4 years ago

dick pic

#63

Congrats! It's A Boy!

Congrats! It's A Boy!

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BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

The bottom half, anyway.

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#64

Butterfly Kiwi

Butterfly Kiwi

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Blia Jurewitsch
Community Member
4 years ago

Shoe prints

#65

An A.. Apple

An A.. Apple

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RaynaRay
Community Member
4 years ago

Apple bottom jeans

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#66

Another Rubber Ducky

Another Rubber Ducky

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Community Member
4 years ago

A rubber ducky shaped tomato from Haggen's.

#67

Gil Is A Fun Guy!

Gil Is A Fun Guy!

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Destiney Bolin
Community Member
3 years ago

now we see each other

#68

Tomato Games

Tomato Games

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#69

Isn't It Romantic?

Isn't It Romantic?

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Jenifer Solesbee
Community Member
4 years ago

Cute

#70

Tomato Disguised As A Bunny

Tomato Disguised As A Bunny

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Sam McKinney
Community Member
4 years ago

Golden Snitch Tomato

#71

Singing Praises Of A Good Ciabatta Sandwich.

Singing Praises Of A Good Ciabatta Sandwich.

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Sam McKinney
Community Member
4 years ago

?

#72

Happy Potato Peels.

Happy Potato Peels.

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