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The Department of Awesome Natural Phenomena only eats eggs that…

The Department of Awesome Natural Phenomena only eats eggs that contain double yolks. A double-yolked egg occurs when a chicken ovulates twice in such rapid succession that both yolks end up encased within the same shell. Roughly one in every 1,000 eggs is double-yolked, but you seldom see them in the US because they’re usually discarded when detected on commercial egg farms.

But this is not the case in the UK, which is where Tom Tosetti, living in the London suburb of Teddington, recently discovered double yolks in every single egg inside his one-dozen-egg carton.

The odds of finding 12 eggs all containing double yolks is about one in one-thousand trillion. So if double yolks are a sign of good luck, then Tosetti is one awesomely lucky man:

[via Atlas Obscura]

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