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

#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

#3

The Shadow Of This Fence Is A Piano

The Shadow Of This Fence Is A Piano

mattythedog Report

#4

My Window's Shadow Is A Cat

My Window's Shadow Is A Cat

SandwichAuThon Report

#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
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

#7

The Cameramen's Shadow Looks Like A Labrador

The Cameramen's Shadow Looks Like A Labrador

MuchoGrande Report

#8

Giraffe's Shadow Looks Like A Unicorn

Giraffe's Shadow Looks Like A Unicorn

3_pac Report

#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

#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

#11

The Shadows Of Two Strangers

The Shadows Of Two Strangers

AlphaPlutonium Report

#12

The Shadows Of These Windows Make An Optical Illusion

The Shadows Of These Windows Make An Optical Illusion

Mouse_fighter Report

#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

#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

#15

Two Girls Casting A Gorilla Shadow

Two Girls Casting A Gorilla Shadow

PrimalMusk Report

#16

The Shadow Correctly Labels This Dog

The Shadow Correctly Labels This Dog

themattsquared Report

#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

#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

#19

Interesting Shadow Created From My Light Shade

Interesting Shadow Created From My Light Shade

Rushmerphotography Report

#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
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#23

Shadows

Shadows

Olly Denton Report

#24

Bird Casts A Shadow That Looks Like A Fish

Bird Casts A Shadow That Looks Like A Fish

likk Report

#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

#27

Her Shadow Looks Like A Unicorn

Her Shadow Looks Like A Unicorn

weirdbutfunnyatthesametime Report

#28

Shadow Gives This Mannequin A Fablulous Moustache

Shadow Gives This Mannequin A Fablulous Moustache

sushifoofi Report

#29

Giraffe Shadow

Giraffe Shadow

KevlarYarmulke Report

#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

#31

This Shadow Looks Like Its Low Resolution

This Shadow Looks Like Its Low Resolution

StuFX Report

#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

#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

#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
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#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
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

#39

The Shadow From My Towel Rack Looks Like Donald Trump

The Shadow From My Towel Rack Looks Like Donald Trump

farllen Report

#40

Vote For...

Vote For...

tillicum Report

#41

Dancing Cactus Shadow

Dancing Cactus Shadow

Moggflunkie Report

#42

Shadow Looks Like A Hanging Man

Shadow Looks Like A Hanging Man

Mikepants Report

Jon Watts
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

or someone restrained because he ate someone with Fava beans

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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

#44

A Seagull Dreaming Of Bigger And Better Things

A Seagull Dreaming Of Bigger And Better Things

Stéphane Rousseau Officiel Report

#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
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

#48

The Shadow Of My Orchid Looks Like Butterflies Flying Away

The Shadow Of My Orchid Looks Like Butterflies Flying Away

FluffyPinkSquirrels Report

#49

Found This Skull While Walking Through Campus Today

Found This Skull While Walking Through Campus Today

CaptainNooodles Report

#50

My Dog's Shadow Makes An Almost Perfect Arrow

My Dog's Shadow Makes An Almost Perfect Arrow

kibitzor Report

Daria B
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

#53

When You See It

When You See It

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#54

Angry Garbage Bin

Angry Garbage Bin

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Daria B
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

#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

Christina Waide
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So something a sister would point out. Hilarious.

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#58

Shadow Of Spider Walking In My Pool Shows Surface Tension

Shadow Of Spider Walking In My Pool Shows Surface Tension

jordandeearn Report

#59

This Shadow Of A Broom

This Shadow Of A Broom