25 Mysterious Photos That Should Not Exist

Have you ever seen a photo and thought to yourself, “what on Earth?” Well, we have! And today we’re going to take a look at some of these strange photos. Whether they involve weird apparitions or time travelers that seem out of place, these are 25 mysterious photos that should not exist!

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The skunk ape

The skunk apeSource: mentalfloss.com

In 2000 an anonymous source mailed several photos of a “skunk ape” to the Sarasota police department in Florida. Some people have claimed that it is in fact a black bear, but so far there isn’t a consensus.

24

The giant finger

The giant fingerSource: craveonline.com

In 1985, a man named Gregor Sporri met a grave robber during a trip to Egypt and he photographed a 15 inch long mummified finger that the robber showed him. Since then the photo has obviously generated controversy.


23

The spaceman

The spacemanSource: cryptopia.us

When Jim Templeton took a photo of his daughter during a family trip, he could have sworn he was only focusing on his daughter. When the photo was developed though, it looked like a space man was standing behind her. Even Kodak got in on the action and explained that the film hadn’t been altered. Many theories have tried to explain this photo including one where Jim’s wife might have stepped in the shot.

22

Madonna of the UFO

Madonna of the UFOSource: florenceinferno.com

One of the most well known mysterious paintings, this picture was painted during the 16th century by an anonymous artist. It depicts a UFO over Mary’s shoulder and a man staring up at it.


21

Battle of Los Angeles

Battle of Los AngelesSource: latimes.com

Not long after Pearl Harbor, a weather balloon triggered a false alarm and anti-aircraft guns all over LA county opened fire. The image shows the mayhem, and some people refused to believe that there wasn’t an attack. Conspiracy theorists claim the invaders were UFOs.



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