Unnatural Scenes Pulled Straight From Nature
Nature shows usually follow a certain pattern: predator stalks lunch, predator pounces, predator either gets lunch or doesn't. And that follows perfectly with the immutable laws of nature, supposedly. The strong survive, that sort of thing. Escape being lunch and you get to live another day. Miss your pounce on lunch, and you get to go hungry til the next rabbit or bug or whatever your designs are for lunch strolls by.
So yeah, nature, for all its wildness, is supposed to be rational. It's got laws, and a natural order, and stuff. There aren't supposed to be ghost apples. Ghost apples violate the natural order, and the natural order is supposed to be inflexible. Hold that thought, because we found a bunch of examples of nature flipping a giant bird to physics and doing whatever the hell it wanted to. And that includes ghost apples.
And other stuff like this happened: