A couple are baffled after peeling the shell from a hard boiled egg and spotting a sunflower pattern ‘artwork’ on the white exterior.
Adeeb Iqbal, 38, and his wife Tanzeela, 31, spotted what looked like a picture etched onto the egg. The faint outline of what looked to be a sunflower emerging from behind a brick wall pattern.
They made the discovery while having breakfast on Tuesday  morning at their home in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Community pharmacist Adeeb, who is expecting his second child with his wife, said: “It seemed very strange!
“I was sitting in the kitchen with the little one and peeled all three of the eggs. I didn’t notice until Tanzeela sat down with me and she noticed them.
“She asked me if I had noticed there are pictures on the egg when I was peeling them.
“The most obvious detail was the flower at the top, followed by what looked like a bridge and then a block like a wall. In between, there was a light shade of pink.
“My Mrs cracked a joke saying has the chicken been painting the eggs in her belly!
“I have a science degree so I’m always contemplating the balance of probabilities.
‘’The probability of a raw egg being boiled and producing a uniformed shaped flower with different colours and scenery must be very, very low and quite extraordinary.
“It looked beautiful and very calming - just like a child had drawn it.”
Sadly, the peeled egg went discoloured the next day and Adeeb had no choice but to dispose of his eggs-traordinary piece of art.
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