Dug fails the DNA test

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24 March 2022
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Giant is no potato record-breaker afterall

GUINNESS World Records says the latest candidate for largest potato doesn’t qualify - because it’s not a potato! 

New Zealand gardeners, Donna and Colin Craig-Brown, thought they had dug up a world record-breaking potato, but after submitting an application with pictures and a specimen, Guinness World Records sent an email to the Craig-Browns letting them know they had a tuber from a gourd, not a potato.

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