Doug the ugly 7.8kg potato could be world’s biggest

A New Zealand couple are waiting to hear if a mammoth potato they dug up has been recognised as the biggest in the world. Colin and Donna Craig-Brown were weeding their garden at their small farm near Hamilton when his hoe struck something huge just beneath the soil’s surface. After prying it out with his garden fork, he scratched away a bit of the skin and tasted it and found it was a potato.

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