124 ‘Mildly Interesting’ Things Spotted In Nature That Are Actually Surprising (New Pics)

If you suddenly feel like being drawn to nature more than ever before, you’re not alone. This new research from the RSPB, the UK’s largest nature conservation charity, revealed huge public support, 4 in 5 people to be exact, for putting nature at the heart of coronavirus recovery plans for the government.

I mean, surviving the public health crisis made us all reevaluate our life choices, values and intentions. One of which became an almost universal realization that we need more self-care, more human connection, and more of Mother Nature.

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So for anyone craving greenery, animals, and soul-soothing gifts of nature, we have this amazing compilation of pictures inspired by the r/MildlyInteresting subreddit. From an unbelievable desert bloom and frozen windscreen that looks like an award-winning shot of Everest glacier to incredible flowers and weird-shaped fruits, these are the curiosities of nature people have spotted and had little choice but to share them with others.

Scroll down to upvote your favorite ones and be sure to check out our previous posts with mildly interesting quirks of nature here and here.

#1 The Way My Windscreen Froze

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#2 Neighbors Tree Was Struck By Lightning, It Now Blooms In Different Stages

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#3 Frost Pattern On A Car This Morning

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#4 My Aunts Cat Has The Word No Circled In His Fur Pattern

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#5 This Cat That Lives At The Parking Lot At My Job Has Extra Toes

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#6 I Saw Some Ants Carrying A Glove Up A Lamp

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#7 I Saw The End Of The Rainbow Today

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#8 Yo These Vines In My Neighborhood Look Like An Elephant

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#9 The Petals Of This Camellia Flower

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#10 This Tomato Looks Like A Rubber Duckie

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#11 My Son Was Born With A Black Spot Of Hair In His Blonde Hair. It Grows In Black, And There Is No Birth Mark Or Discoloration Under It

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#12 The Inside Of This Tree Looks Like A Fish

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#13 Our New Kitty Has 24 Toes

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#14 My Cat Has One Little Curly Whisker

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#15 This Bumble Bee Lined Up Perfectly With The Stitches On My Shoe

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#16 I Made A Bird Friend Yesterday

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#17 My Rhododendron Looks Like It’s Trying To Run Off

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#18 This Big Ass Leaf. Wife For Scale

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#19 My Grandad Showing Off His Gigantic Homegrown Cabbage

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#20 This Tree I Found Grows Into Itself

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#21 Red Corn From Georgia

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#22 This Geode Looks Like A Ocean Waves On The Beach

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#23 5 Day Old Hedgehogs

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#24 This Weird Lemon That Grew On Our Lemon Tree

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#25 The Beautiful Tail On This Lizard I Saw

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#26 These Large Pumpkins I Saw On The Freeway

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#27 This Bag Of Grass Seed I Left Out For A Couple Months

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#28 The Windows Xp Wallpaper Is Now A Vineyard

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#29 Believe This Might Be A Lightning Strike On A Concrete Sidewalk

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#30 This Rock Looks Like A Decapitated Dragon’s Head

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#31 This Forgotten Bike That Grew Into A Tree

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#32 This Stray Cat In Our Neighborhood Has A Perfect White Mustache

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#33 This Rainbow Vine Started Growing In My Backyard

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#34 A Salt Crystal I Grew At Home

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#35 Found This ‘Veiled Lady’ Mushroom On A Hike This Morning Near Seoul, South Korea

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#36 Perfectly Round Rock I Found At The Beach

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#37 I Found A Bunch Of Rocks On A Beach And Organized Them By Color

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#38 The Gradient This Clump Of Blueberries Makes

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#39 This Mini Greenhouse From The Turtle Shell Lid To My Son’s Sandbox

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#40 Excessive Rain Resulted In Huge Blueberries

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#41 Wild Horses In My Neighbor’s Yard This Morning (Nv)

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#42 Found This Fossil Today

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#43 The Way The Light Hits This Spiderweb Makes It Look Like A Cd-Rom

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#44 I Found Glacier Water So Clear You Can Barely See It

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#45 Our Cookout In Gatlinburg, Tn Was Interrupted By A Bear Who Sat Just Like A Human At The Picnic Table While He Finished Off Our Food

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#46 The Ghost Deer That Patrols Our Neck Of The Woods

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#47 My Grandfather Had A Red-Headed Woodpecker Land On His Leg

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#48 This Tiny Banana I Harvested Today

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#49 This Swirly Dandelion I Found

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#50 A Spiral Cucumber Grew In My Garden

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#51 Found Amethyst Pieces In A New Gravel Driveway

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#52 I Was Taking A Panorama Picture Of A Tree In Georgia And It Started Raining Halfway Through

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#53 Went To See A Volcano That Is Only A Couple Of Kilometres Away From My Home. This Volcano Has Been Erupting For The Past Months In Iceland

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#54 My Driveway Tomato Doing Well

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#55 We Caught A Critically Endangered Sunflower Sea Star In Our Crab Trap (Orcas Island, Wa)

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#56 Caught A Shiny Lobster

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#57 This Perfectly Aligned Sunset

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#58 This Triangle Shaped Rock I Found

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#59 Tiny Octopus I Found Inside A Seashell!

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#60 Tannins From The Spruce And Peaty Soil Looks Like Blood

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#61 I Found A Weed Plant Growing Out Of The Concrete

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#62 The Variety Of Colors In The Eggs My Friend’s Chickens Laid

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#63 Found A Very Tall Sunflower, I’m 5’10 For Comparison

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#64 These Insect Eggs Look Like Little Smiley Faces

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#65 The View From My Bedroom During And After A Thick Fog

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#66 A Classroom In My University Has A Tree Growing Inside Of It

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#67 A Massive Lunar Moth I Found Outside

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#68 Had A Praying Mantis Nest Hatch By My Front Door!

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#69 A Hummingbird Chilled On My Phone Today

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#70 This Pretty Large Dragonfly We Found

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#71 One Of The Carrots In My Garden Decided To Put All Its Energy Into The Stem And Leaves, With Almost No Actual Carrot

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#72 Shrivelled Garlic That Kind Of Looks Like Bird With No Legs

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#73 These Ants Made A Neighborhood

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#74 Spotted A Very Caterpillar-Looking Caterpillar On My Run This Morning

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#75 100+ Year Old Clam From The Great Barrier Reef

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#76 Inside Of This Tomato Looks Like A Perfect Strawberry

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#77 The Time I Saw That Cloud Formation That Looked Like A World Map

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#78 The World’s Most Dangerous Plant!

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#79 Earth Worm With Two Tails

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#80 Purple Rain Tonight

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#81 This Morning I Found A Bat Sleeping In My Window… Inside The Screen

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#82 Found A Piece Of Rock That Looks Like A Steak

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#83 My Dog Found A Huge Bone At The Beach Today

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#84 This Cicadia I Found Looks Like It Has The McDonald’s Logo On Its Head

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#85 These Beans From My Garden

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#86 This Tree Inside 7eleven

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#87 Saw A Live Snake In The Local Goodwill Store

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#88 Giant Lemon Off Our Tree

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#89 This Nike That We Found While Hiking

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#90 This Unusually Straight Banana

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#91 One Of The Eggs I Bought Was All Wrinkly

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#92 My Rose Bush Has A Really Good Looking Rose That Bloomed

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#93 The Sand In Tahoe Is Magnetic And Stuck To My Phone

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#94 My Cherry Tomato Turned Over An Had A Naturally Made Number On It

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#95 Took This Pic Of The Blood Moon Australia Is Currently Experiencing

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#96 A Moth Landed On My Arm And Was Chillin There Long Enough We Were Able To Snag A Picture

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#97 This Pepper Looks Like It’s Challenging Me To Fisticuffs In 1820

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#98 Old Cars Becoming The River Bank

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#99 My Mate Actually Made A Comfortable Grass Couch

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#100 Australian Flood Waters Meet The Ocean

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#101 My GF And My Nephew Have A Very Similar Birthmark Despite They Aren’t Related At All

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#102 My Son And I Have Matching Freckles In The Same Spot

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#103 This Snail With Cracked Shell, Who Mistook The Crack For The Aperture And Now Crawls Around Like That

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#104 There’s A Strange Looking Fungus Growing In This Barrel In My Boyfriend’s Back Yard

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#105 Ball Of Salt That I Took Out Of The Dead Sea

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#106 This Toe, With It’s Own Toe, Complete With It’s Own Nail

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#107 Mushrooms Growing Out Of My Old Mop

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#108 Housekeeping Staff Found An Owl In The Room Of A Guest That Checked-Out Yesterday

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#109 Snowpile In The Corner Of A Building That Refuses To Melt

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#110 Landscaping Stone I Found That Looks Exactly Like A Hunk Of Crab Leg Meat

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#111 My 8yo Had This Freak Tooth Removed That Was Growing Out Of The Roof Of His Mouth Right Behind His Front Teeth

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#112 I Gave A Carrot To A Caterpillar This Morning And When I Returned It Had Turned Orange And Started Pooping Carrot

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#113 My Sister Got A Mini Starfish In Her Mussels

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#114 There Is A Colony Of…something Growing In Between The Panes Of Glass Of My Window

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#115 My Lawn Made A Natural Yin Yang Symbol After A Pool Stood There

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#116 I Found This Rock On A Beach…with A Hole In It…with A Star Inside The Hole!

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#117 This Rattlesnake Was Found Bathing In The Puddle Created From A Cow Hoofprint

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#118 Water Levels At Lake Powell Are So Low You Can Find Old Wrecks Out Of The Water

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#119 My Son And I Used Molten Aluminum To Cast An Anthill. These Are The Tunnels And Rooms They Built Under Ground

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#120 My Mom Grew A Giant Yellow Cucumber

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#121 There Is A Plant Going From Under My Sink

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#122 My Bus Stop Before And After Daylight Savings

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#123 These Ice Spheres(?) That I Just Found Out My New Fridge Makes

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#124 At My Airbnb There’s A Mushroom Growing Out Of The Bathroom Door

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