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'Doug,' the ugly New Zealand potato, could be world’s biggest

A large potato sits on a toy truck at Donna and Colin Craig-Browns home near Hamilton, New Zealand, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. The New Zealand couple dug up a potato the size of a small dog in their backyard and have applied for recognition from Guinness World Records. They say it weighed in at 7.9 kilograms (17 pounds), well above the current record of just under 5 kg. (Donna Craig-Brown via AP)

A large potato sits on a toy truck at Donna and Colin Craig-Browns home near Hamilton, New Zealand, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. The New Zealand couple dug up a potato the size of a small dog in their backyard and have applied for recognition from Guinness World Records. They say it weighed in at 7.9 kilograms (17 pounds), well above the current record of just under 5 kg. (Donna Craig-Brown via AP)

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