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In this handout photo released by the police of Karlsruhe, a Zucchini is pictured in a garden in Bretten, Germany, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. A worried resident alerted to police to what he thought was a World War II bomb in his garden. Officers found a particularly large zucchini. (Karlsruhe Police Photo via AP)

An 81-yr old man freaks out after finding a vegetable in his garden


A very worried resident in Germany called police after he though there was a World War II bomb in his garden. Officers rushed over and found... it was just a very large zucchini.

Police were summoned to the scene in Bretten, near the southwestern city of Karlsruhe, by an 81-year-old man.

They said that officers determined “the object, which really did look very like a bomb” was actually a nearly 16-inch zucchini.

The vegetable, which was very dark in color, weighed about 11 pounds. Police believe someone threw it over a hedge into the gentleman's garden.

Don't laugh, un-exploded wartime bombs are frequently unearthed during construction work in Germany, often time forcing authorities to evacuate tens of thousands of residents while they are defused.

Maybe he could make some "bomb-ass" zucchini bread with his find. (Get it?? Eh, eh! Bomb-ass zucchini brea...nevermind)

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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