Everything and everybody has a shadow, and all of them look different depending on what angle the light is coming from. But sometimes shadows get tired of living in, well, our shadows, and so they decide to forge their own identity by taking on secret lives of their own. Check out the list below to see what we mean. From secret squirrels and invisible dragons to a camouflaged Rambo and even a hidden Donald Trump, the shadows below, compiled by Bored Panda, will change the way you look at the world around you. Have you seen a shadow that doesn’t look like it should? Then feel free to add your pictures to the list, and don’t forget to vote for your favourite!

#1 My Friend Adam Has A Dog Who Has The Creepiest Shadow Ever

My Friend Adam Has A Dog Who Has The Creepiest Shadow Ever

livejamie Report

Daria B 1 year ago

Your dog's true nature.

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#2 The Shadow From The Dirt On My Window Looks Like Mountains

The Shadow From The Dirt On My Window Looks Like Mountains

maybeimnotlying Report

Jeremie Guerra 1 year ago

Beautiful and precise!

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#3 The Shadow Of This Fence Is A Piano

The Shadow Of This Fence Is A Piano

mattythedog Report

Daria B 1 year ago

Will it play music if I jump on its keys?

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#4 My Window's Shadow Is A Cat

My Window's Shadow Is A Cat

SandwichAuThon Report

Naughty Pine 1 year ago

It's a cat ghost

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#5 The Way This Cargo Ship's Shadow Looks Like A City Skyline

The Way This Cargo Ship's Shadow Looks Like A City Skyline

imageBROKER Report

Hans 1 year ago

It might have loaded a whole neighborhood in boxed form, considerinf its size...

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#6 The Shadow Of This Leaf Looks Like A Dragon

The Shadow Of This Leaf Looks Like A Dragon

Kirit_SC Report

Jeremie Guerra 1 year ago

That's a cute dragon!

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#7 The Cameramen's Shadow Looks Like A Labrador

The Cameramen's Shadow Looks Like A Labrador

MuchoGrande Report

Hans 1 year ago

That must be his "spirit animal".

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#8 Giraffe's Shadow Looks Like A Unicorn

Giraffe's Shadow Looks Like A Unicorn

3_pac Report

PurpleUnicorn 1 year ago

Girafficorn

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#9 So Apparantly My Toothbrush's Shadow Pays Attention To Its Oral Hygiene As Well

So Apparantly My Toothbrush's Shadow Pays Attention To Its Oral Hygiene As Well

DHSVlip Report

La 1 year ago

That nasty hair though...

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#10 These Shadows From Two Palm Trees And A Lamppost Look Like A Lion

These Shadows From Two Palm Trees And A Lamppost Look Like A Lion

imagepoem Report

Lara B. 1 year ago

Caaaaan you feeeeel the loooove toniiiight?!

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#11 The Shadows Of Two Strangers

The Shadows Of Two Strangers

AlphaPlutonium Report

Jade Rose-valentine Lorreni 1 year ago

The dog seems interested😂

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#12 The Shadows Of These Windows Make An Optical Illusion

The Shadows Of These Windows Make An Optical Illusion

Mouse_fighter Report

Naima Ivansdóttir 1 year ago

mind blowing

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#13 The Top To My Gas Tank Casts The Shadow Of Batman At The Right Angle

The Top To My Gas Tank Casts The Shadow Of Batman At The Right Angle

ripripripriprip Report

Hans 1 year ago

Turn around very slowly...

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#14 Pen Made Of Recycled Water Bottles Casts A Shadow Of A Water Bottle

Pen Made Of Recycled Water Bottles Casts A Shadow Of A Water Bottle

Tyler__Harris Report

Hans 1 year ago

Afterlife?

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#15 Two Girls Casting A Gorilla Shadow

Two Girls Casting A Gorilla Shadow

PrimalMusk Report

Hans 1 year ago

Evolution...

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#16 The Shadow Correctly Labels This Dog

The Shadow Correctly Labels This Dog

themattsquared Report

Sheralyn 1 year ago

Gee I wouldn't have known. Thanks sun.

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#17 The Shadow From The Toilet Paper Roll Looks Like A Hummingbird

The Shadow From The Toilet Paper Roll Looks Like A Hummingbird

vxee Report

PurpleUnicorn 1 year ago

I thought woodpecker

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#18 The Shadow Cast By Pegs On My Clothes Line Looks Like A Rock Band Finishing A Set

The Shadow Cast By Pegs On My Clothes Line Looks Like A Rock Band Finishing A Set

General_Specific86 Report

Amanda 1 year ago

Or Hamilton. Definitely Hamilton.

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#19 Interesting Shadow Created From My Light Shade

Interesting Shadow Created From My Light Shade

Rushmerphotography Report

Mibo Dumplings 1 year ago

He knows when you are sleeping...

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#20 The Curtain In My Room Made A Shadow On The Ceiling That Looked Like A Car

The Curtain In My Room Made A Shadow On The Ceiling That Looked Like A Car

Pusa Report

Rico 1 year ago

looks like Pinhole Photography

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#21 This Shadow On A Garage Door Looks Like Rambo

This Shadow On A Garage Door Looks Like Rambo

reddit.com Report

therealpixie 1 year ago

You really have to unfocus your eyes to see it. Part of the face is not in shadow, so the light part becomes the right side of the face. The edges of the shadow falls at the midline of the face. It's rather uncanny when you see it.

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#22 I've Never Seen Such A Friendly Shadow Before

I've Never Seen Such A Friendly Shadow Before

TXStateofMind Report

#23 Shadows

Shadows

Olly Denton Report

Hope Floats 1 year ago

I used to work in this area and even on one of those 'bad days', it still made me giggle like a schoolgirl.....Wasn't very well thought our...Was it?

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#24 Bird Casts A Shadow That Looks Like A Fish

Bird Casts A Shadow That Looks Like A Fish

likk Report

PurpleUnicorn 1 year ago

Something fishy going on there...

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#25 The Shadow From This Mounted Bulls Head Looks Like It Has A Human Body

The Shadow From This Mounted Bulls Head Looks Like It Has A Human Body

youessbee Report

#26 The Dog Made A Cat Shaped Shadow

The Dog Made A Cat Shaped Shadow

xnekokuro Report

Jay V Mendez 7 months ago

Dog on the outside, pussy on the inside

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#27 Her Shadow Looks Like A Unicorn

Her Shadow Looks Like A Unicorn

weirdbutfunnyatthesametime Report

Hikari 1 year ago

The lady Amalthea

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#28 Shadow Gives This Mannequin A Fablulous Moustache

Shadow Gives This Mannequin A Fablulous Moustache

sushifoofi Report

Lena Sterling 1 year ago

Fits her perfectly!

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#29 Giraffe Shadow

Giraffe Shadow

KevlarYarmulke Report

Kristina Hokeson 1 year ago

Is this even possible lol

#30 These Flowers At My Parent's Place Cast A Squirrel Shadow

These Flowers At My Parent's Place Cast A Squirrel Shadow

elkie3 Report

Just a Purpler 1 year ago

I think your squirrel is fishing

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#31 This Shadow Looks Like Its Low Resolution

This Shadow Looks Like Its Low Resolution

StuFX Report

Anna Wu 1 year ago

Matrix glitch

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#32 Shadow Of A Stroller Looks Like An Old Man With A Walker

Shadow Of A Stroller Looks Like An Old Man With A Walker

DukeMcGoober Report

Hope Floats 1 year ago

The man who loved his house so much he could never leave........ Don't look behind you.....

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#33 A Couple Days Out Of The Year A Mountain In My Hometown Casts A Shadow That Looks Like A Cougar Attacking Its Prey

A Couple Days Out Of The Year A Mountain In My Hometown Casts A Shadow That Looks Like A Cougar Attacking Its Prey

12inchtankslapper Report

Jana Spreemann 1 year ago

It cats a shadow :D

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#34 The Shadow Of This Leaf I Found While Hiking Kind Of Looks Like A Dancing Fairy

The Shadow Of This Leaf I Found While Hiking Kind Of Looks Like A Dancing Fairy

isarealboy13 Report

Daria B 1 year ago

You found one of those tiny forest elves hiding within nature.

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#35 Can You See The Godzilla?

Can You See The Godzilla?

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porcupine 1 year ago

More like Reptar

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#36 It's Supposed To Say 'Dream', The Shadow Says 'Die' And Looks Like Tinkerbell Hung Herself

It's Supposed To Say 'Dream', The Shadow Says 'Die' And Looks Like Tinkerbell Hung Herself

internetandwhatnot Report

Wyndmere 1 year ago

You might want to move it to a different location.

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#37 The Shadow Of This Gate Looks Like It Says Ass

The Shadow Of This Gate Looks Like It Says Ass

fibergum Report

Daria B 1 year ago

Eheheheh. In italian and croatian, when you want to tell someone to f*ck off, you can also say "go to ass!"

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#38 The Shadow Of This Shag Carpet Looks Like A City Skyline

The Shadow Of This Shag Carpet Looks Like A City Skyline

natureisnifty Report

Jana Spreemann 1 year ago

...or a forest in a polar night :)

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#39 The Shadow From My Towel Rack Looks Like Donald Trump

The Shadow From My Towel Rack Looks Like Donald Trump

farllen Report

Amanda 1 year ago

OH GOD MAKE IT STOP

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#40 Vote For...

Vote For...

tillicum Report

Daria B 1 year ago

Subliminal messages.

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#41 Dancing Cactus Shadow

Dancing Cactus Shadow

Moggflunkie Report

Mibo Dumplings 1 year ago

Every cactus was KUNG FU FIGHTING

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#42 Shadow Looks Like A Hanging Man

Shadow Looks Like A Hanging Man

Mikepants Report

Hope Floats 1 year ago

Very,very eerie.......Yikes!

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#43 The Shadow Of This Machine Looks Like A Monster

The Shadow Of This Machine Looks Like A Monster

hollyGOLD Report

Just a Purpler 1 year ago

Do your exercise, or else

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#44 A Seagull Dreaming Of Bigger And Better Things

A Seagull Dreaming Of Bigger And Better Things

Stéphane Rousseau Officiel Report

Jessica Stohr 1 year ago

There must be another bird flying over??

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#45 Every Morning My Friend Wakes Up To This Shadow In His Window. Turns Out It's His Neighbour's Chimney

Every Morning My Friend Wakes Up To This Shadow In His Window. Turns Out It's His Neighbour's Chimney

MrAttractive Report

Daria B 1 year ago

Oh my, I'd love to read a psychological noir novel about the mysterious shadow man staring at the protagonist every morning, who runs a whole dramatic investigation just to find out it was the neighbour's chimney! ♥

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#46 My Dog's Shadow Turned Me Into A Centaur

My Dog's Shadow Turned Me Into A Centaur

jaxinator Report

#47 Taking A Photo Of This Horse Made Its Shadow Look Like A Boxing Kangaroo

Taking A Photo Of This Horse Made Its Shadow Look Like A Boxing Kangaroo

RussellCoightus Report

Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Neigh! It's a selfie!

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#48 The Shadow Of My Orchid Looks Like Butterflies Flying Away

The Shadow Of My Orchid Looks Like Butterflies Flying Away

FluffyPinkSquirrels Report

Rebekah 1 year ago

Lovely.

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#49 Found This Skull While Walking Through Campus Today

Found This Skull While Walking Through Campus Today

CaptainNooodles Report

Sonja Götten 1 year ago

I see a Tree eating Flowers...

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#50 My Dog's Shadow Makes An Almost Perfect Arrow

My Dog's Shadow Makes An Almost Perfect Arrow

kibitzor Report

Daria B 1 year ago

That dog is trying to show you which way to go.

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#51 Dog's Shadow Looks Exactly Like A Cat

Dog's Shadow Looks Exactly Like A Cat

ctonfromkc Report

Steve Bowman 1 year ago

That's #2 already. Is there a cat somewhere with a shade like a dog?

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#52 A Friend And I Saw A Shadow. Added Arms

A Friend And I Saw A Shadow. Added Arms

trolollies Report

Anne Leonard 1 year ago

Whoops-y-daisy!!

#53 When You See It

When You See It

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

...you will laugh :-)

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#54 Angry Garbage Bin

Angry Garbage Bin

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Daria B 1 year ago

Never mind him, he's full of trash anyway.

#55 Took A Picture Of My Friend At Night, His Shadow Kind Of Looks Like Abraham Lincoln

Took A Picture Of My Friend At Night, His Shadow Kind Of Looks Like Abraham Lincoln

yves_tanguy Report

Steve Bowman 1 year ago

Looks like Shaggy to me.

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#56 My Family Was Going Through Pictures From Our Vacation To Kauai Last Year When My Sister Pointed Out The Shadow In This Pic

My Family Was Going Through Pictures From Our Vacation To Kauai Last Year When My Sister Pointed Out The Shadow In This Pic

Boooradley1 Report

Hope Floats 1 year ago

I don't know what's more eerie.....The shadow of the boy looking like he's hanging or the adult watching him......Jesus!!!

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#57 I Am The Night!

I Am The Night!

insoh2 Report

#58 Shadow Of Spider Walking In My Pool Shows Surface Tension

Shadow Of Spider Walking In My Pool Shows Surface Tension

jordandeearn Report

Naima Ivansdóttir 1 year ago

where do you live? in hell?!?!?!

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#59 This Shadow Of A Broom

This Shadow Of A Broom

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Amanda 1 year ago

Old Harry Styles

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#60 This Bench's Flattened Shadow

This Bench's Flattened Shadow

StandardUgly Report

Cynthia Foster 1 year ago

Such...perfection...

#61 The Statue Has A Different Pose From Its Shadow

The Statue Has A Different Pose From Its Shadow

mugsimba Report

Amanda 1 year ago

That's Hermes for you, always tripping people up

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#62 The Shadow Of This Plant Looks Just Like A Bird Mid-flight

The Shadow Of This Plant Looks Just Like A Bird Mid-flight

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Marzo Florida 1 year ago

Neat-o!

#63 My Mates Backyard Umbrella Casts A Darth Vader Shadow

My Mates Backyard Umbrella Casts A Darth Vader Shadow

Technamics Report

ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

.. dadada datatatatata.... imperial march

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#64 The Shadow Of This Melted Planter Looks Like The Death Star Under Construction

The Shadow Of This Melted Planter Looks Like The Death Star Under Construction

spookybrain Report

Steve Bowman 1 year ago

Rather like a half eaten cookie.

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#65 My Doggo's Shadow Looks Like Yoda

My Doggo's Shadow Looks Like Yoda

PuppiesandKittiesarethebest Report

Christina Waide 1 year ago

Your dog kinda looks like Yoda too.

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#66 I Had To Do A Double Take On A Friends Display Picture

I Had To Do A Double Take On A Friends Display Picture

vaselinemyself2sleep Report

Gayle Bynum Cardosa 1 year ago

for such a small girl she certainly is a....big girl.

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#67 My Frayed Carpet's Shadow Looks Like A Dragon

My Frayed Carpet's Shadow Looks Like A Dragon

Andrewliciouss Report

Susie Stock 1 year ago

Clean that floor!

#68 Batcrab!

Batcrab!

superhash Report

Steve Bowman 1 year ago

Nananananananananananananananana - Batcrab!

#69 Pineapple Shadow

Pineapple Shadow

Christine Report

Veteleanu Elena 1 year ago

Hen - Pineapple - Apple - Hen

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#70 This Shadow Is More Legible Than Its Source

This Shadow Is More Legible Than Its Source

tardis1217 Report

Wyndmere 1 year ago

The translucent adhesve is still casting its shadow.

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#71 My Friend's Shadow Looks Like A Cartoon

My Friend's Shadow Looks Like A Cartoon

benboo Report

webbkitten 1 year ago

Linguini from Ratatouille!

#72 It Came From The Shadows

It Came From The Shadows

Death_By_Sexy Report

webbkitten 1 year ago

The word maniacal comes to mind

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#73 The Shadow Of This Fence Makes It Look Like I'm Walking Along A Train Track

The Shadow Of This Fence Makes It Look Like I'm Walking Along A Train Track

LordTurner Report

Steve Bowman 1 year ago

In a Warner cartoon there would now be a train zooming by.

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#74 Urban Shadow

Urban Shadow

Lark Foord Report

Bo de Best 1 year ago

I would zig-zag my way up,walking these stairs

#75 Was On A Nature Walk And Saw This Shadow That Looks Like A Couple Kissing

Was On A Nature Walk And Saw This Shadow That Looks Like A Couple Kissing

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BRTiger 1 year ago

you mean looks like darth vader kissing the hand of some long-haired lady?

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#76 This Playground Shadow Looks Like A Cathedral Tower

This Playground Shadow Looks Like A Cathedral Tower

trag4zup Report

Steve Bowman 1 year ago

Or... like something else with a cross poking out of it.

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#77 This Shadow From A Condom Machine...

This Shadow From A Condom Machine...

sambro36 Report

Tiny Dynamine 1 year ago

^ When not to put a condom on.

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#78 Flying Dog Spotted On A Soccer Match

Flying Dog Spotted On A Soccer Match

dankfernandes Report

#79 A Shadow Of A Fallen Leaf Looks Like A Cat

A Shadow Of A Fallen Leaf Looks Like A Cat

The4thDiamond Report

#80 The Shadow Of This Breakfast Sign Says "Breast"

The Shadow Of This Breakfast Sign Says "Breast"

Mr-Ymmit Report

Daria B 1 year ago

That's.... Uhm... The menu! Yep! The menu. Chicken breast for breakfast. You know, when you wanna lose weight.

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#81 This Shadow On My Neighbour's Shed Looks Like A Dog Face With A Monocle

This Shadow On My Neighbour's Shed Looks Like A Dog Face With A Monocle

helloleah96 Report

#82 My Cousin's Iron Man Mask Giving Homage To Overly Happy Batman

My Cousin's Iron Man Mask Giving Homage To Overly Happy Batman