BRANDON, Fla. (CBS Tampa/AP) — A Brandon man says he plans to sell a perfectly round egg he found inside a carton he had bought at his local supermarket.
The Tampa Tribune reports that 25-year-old Carlos Vilar was making eggs for his daughter recently when he noticed the oddball egg. He says he didn’t check the carton at Publix when he bought them.
“When I saw it the next day, the first thing I did was call everybody I know,” Vilar told The Tampa Tribune. “The second thing I did was take a picture and put it on Facebook.”
Though it’s very uncommon for a chicken to lay a round egg, it’s extremely rare for that egg to land on the shelf of a grocery store. A Publix spokesman says a round egg would be an unprecedented find among the supermarket chain.
Vilar posed Thursday for a newspaper photo with the egg. He says he’s keeping it — for now — until he can sell it.
“I just keep looking at the egg and saying to myself , ‘What is this?'” Vilar shared with the paper.
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