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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Karim Wahid : Testicle yang paling besar ialah ? Dan jawapan nya ...

By Agence France-Presse, Updated: 11/10/2010

Gonad greatness: Insect has record-breaking testicles

A species of cricket has the largest testes in relation to its body weight of any known creature in the world, stunned scientists reported on Wednesday.

The tuberous bushcricket (Platycleis affinis) has testes that amount to 13.8 percent of its body mass -- the rough equivalent of a man hauling around tyre-sized testicles weighing 10 kilos (22 pounds).

"We couldn't believe the size of these organs. They seemed to fill the entire abdomen," said Karim Vahed, a behavioural ecologist at Britain's University of Derby.

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