Mack Reed from Los Angeles found $175,000 worth of marijuana in a hidden underneath hot tub in his backyard. Reed considered the amount of funds he could make from this surprising find, but he thought that the person who hid the drugs would probably come back for it. So he reported about it to the police and in the same place he found it, he left a sign saying “We found it and called police. They confiscated it and are now watching the place. Sorry.”
Chinese worker Li Zhiwei found out in his backyard something what he thought was a snake. After more deeply inspection, he realized it was a large, almost 20 inches long earthworm. Biologists wondered how it was able to grow so giant in a built-up area.
In 2010, a family from Iowa saw a white object sticking out of the ground of their backyard. Later they found out it was a femur. Scientists identified it as a 12,000 years old mammoth bone. After that the place was inspected by paleontologists, and they discovered more bones.
In May 2013, a 39-year old man noticed unexpected finding, and called the police. After splitting the mystical objects, they found out tens of hand grenades and several TNT explosives that remained from the Second World War.
Digging for fun in a backyard in 1978, two kids found a Dino 246 GTS Ferrari. After excavating the car and investigation, it turned out that the car had been stolen and buried several years before by thieves. Interestingly, none of the residents didn’t noticed burial at that moment.