MOUNT MORRIS TWP. (CBS Detroit) – A Genesee County woman with a green thumb got a surprise and a giggle while gardening about a week ago.

It’s been a good summer for tomatoes at the Davidek home, in Mount Morris, Michigan, and it was business as usual as Maria Davidek tended her crop — until she came across a standout that quacked her up.

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“I picked it up and thought, ‘Oh my gosh! He looks just like a little duck!'” she told

Understandably, Davidek was anxious to show her husband,

“I said to him, do you wanna see my duck? And he looked at me as if I was going a little loony…but then (he agreed), ‘Yes! It’s got a beak and all!'”

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Davidek, who’s been gardening since the late 1950s, had never seen anything like this before. Unfortunately, she said, she does not have any tips to offer those who’s like to grow a ducky tomato of their own.

“Just keep an eye out,” she said.

She seems to have grown a bit attach to the oddly shaped fruit. Does she plan to eat it?

“I really can’t say; but not right now,” Davidek said. “Right now he’s sitting on the porch table where he’s been, among all his other tomato friends…But none of them are ducks, so he’s a loner.”

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“I don’t know whether I would ever…but he’s getting riper so the day is coming when I know I won’t have my duck tomato anymore.”