DNA Test Required to Prove 'World's Largest Potato' Contender is Genuine


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The tale of an enormous potato, thought to be the largest ever found, has taken a strange turn as the owners of the titanic tuber say their quest to claim the world record is now dependent upon the giant vegetable being DNA tested in order to prove that it is genuine. The jaw-dropping spud (which can be seen in the video below) sparked worldwide headlines last year when it was unearthed from the garden of Colin and Donna Craig-Brown in New Zealand. Weighing a whopping 17 pounds, the giant vegetable appeared poised to take the title of world's largest potato, however its owners now lament that the tuber's road to glory has been fraught with challenges, including demands that it be DNA tested.

More on this very weird story at the Coast to Coast AM website.


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