Don’t toss that tomato just because it’s not perfect! Usually an "ugly" fruit or vegetable tastes just as good. Check out the unusual looks of the foods in these photos.
TOMATO FACE: An odd shape and strange lines make this tomato look like it has eyes, a nose, and a mouth.
Photograph by Philip Dunn, REX, Shutterstock
SPLIT PERSONALITY: Experts think the rare occurrence of a half-green, half-red apple—like this one in England—is caused by a genetic mutation.
Photograph by REX, Solent News, Associated Press
HIP-PO-TATO: Unlike the skin of a hippo-shaped potato, a real hippo’s skin secretes a red fluid that acts like sunscreen.
Photograph by R. Koenig, picture alliance, blickwinkel/R/Newscom
FOOT FOOD: A funny-looking carrot grew into the shape of a foot. (Wonder if it smells funny too?)
Photograph by Stuart Boulton, Alamy
BERRY STRANGE BIRD: Farmers in Scotland discovered a strawberry that resembles a chicken.
Photograph by Deadline News, REX Shutterstock, Associated Press
CURLI-CUCUMBER: Instead of growing straight, this cucumber forms a curlicue shape.
Photograph by lawcain, Getty Images
DOUBLE TROUBLE: In China, these two watermelons fused together as they grew.
Photograph by Quirky China News, REX, Shutterstock
BUNNY EARS: This eggplant sprouted ears! Real rabbits use their long ears to release body heat and send signals to each other. (And, of course, to hear.)
Photograph by Petra Mezei, Getty Images
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