While they were quietly gardening in vegetable garden employment
New ZealandColin and Donna Craig Brown made a very unique and surprising discovery. While weeding, their forks hit something, report it Lou Huffington PostThursday. Surprise: the couple saw a huge potato underground.
At the time, the two residents did not know what it was because the tuber was not very aesthetically pleasing. But after rubbing a little of her skin and tasting it a bit, the couple is officially: It’s indeed a potato. Colin and Donna Craig Brown immediately took their discovery to the garage for its weight. Scale display Weight … 7.8 kg.
The current record set at 5 kg
So it would be the largest potato ever recorded in the world. The current record, 5 kg, was set in 2011 in Great Britain. The couple decided to call the Guinness Book of Records in hopes of validating this impressive new record. They are waiting for a response from the organization. Meanwhile, potatoes nicknamed “dog” are kept in the freezer.
In the weeks since its discovery, the enormous tuber has become a real attraction around the New Zealand farm. Colin and Donna Craig Brown built a small cart to transport it. “You know, poor man,” said Colin, “he doesn’t have arms and legs and that sort of thing, so I made him a little wagon, so we could take it out and give him a little sun now and then.”