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Can you imagine starting a gardening project in your backyard only to find a ton – and I mean, a ton – of bowling balls planted back there?

I would totally freak out. I mean, there are worse things you can find buried in your backyard, but still.

A Muskegon man recently found a bunch of bowling balls in his backyard after trying to start a project there. He actually found 158, to be exact.

The man is David Olson, and you can bet he was surprised by the finding.

Didn’t the previous owner learn in science class that bowling balls aren’t biodegradable? This is just too wild for me.

Check out photos below!

Well I decided to demo the back steps as they were leaning into the foundation. I had seen a few bowling balls through...

Posted by David Olson on Thursday, July 1, 2021

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