For 35 years a tiny coastal town in France has had a mystery
Garfield phones have been washing ashore - by the thousands.
Finally, they have figured out why
From the BBC:
The beach-cleaning teams had long suspected that a lost shipping container - perhaps blown overboard - had regurgitated its precious orange cargo. But they had never been able to find it.
The media attention on the new campaign, however, drew the eye of a local farmer who remembered the firsttéléphone Garfieldappearing after a storm in the early 1980s, when he was a young man.
He also knew the location of the container - in a secluded sea cave accessible only at low tide.