Aussie finds ‘one-in-a-billion’ perfectly ROUND egg – and she could sell it for thousands of dollars
- A shopper bought a perfectly round egg
- They’ve re-sold for over a thousand before
- A-billion-in-one odds to find one yourself
A one-in-a-billion, perfectly round egg bought by a shopper at their local supermarket could sell for thousand of dollars.
Former Channel Seven newsreader Jacqueline Felgate, who now works at 3AW, reposted a video of the anomaly, which set off a string of puns amongst those who marvelled at the ‘eggcellent’ find.
The one-of-kind egg was bought in a regular supermarket carton from Woolworths at Fisherman’s Bend, Melbourne, and has been valued at over one thousand dollars – but many expect the price to go higher.
A one-in-a-billion, perfectly round egg purchased by a shopper at their local supermarket is set to sell for thousand of dollars
Former Channel Seven newsreader Jacqueline Felgate, who now works at 3AW, reposted a video of the anomaly, which set off a string of puns amongst those who marvelled at the ‘eggcellent’ find
The odds of discovering a round egg fall between one-in-a billion and one-in-1.25 billion, according to experts.
‘I thought I would share this eggcellent find – in our egg carton we found a round egg, and after a quick google realised it was one in a billion,’ the egg owner wrote.
‘Literally one in a billion eggs are round and the last one that was found sold for over $1,400!’
Others on the post shared in the amazement of seeing such a perfectly sculpted specimen.
‘The kids better not have eaten it,’ one person said.
The odds of discovering a perfectly round egg fall between one-in-a billion and one-in-1.25 billion, according to experts
Another joked: ‘Yolkidding me,’
‘The poor chicken that squeezed that one out,’ a third added.
Despite the storied history of these prized oddities drawing in large sums of cash, others still have trouble believing that lightning will strike again.
‘Folks buying eggs for $1400? That’s eggtortion,’ one person wrote.