Huge chicken egg cracked to reveal AN ENTIRE OTHER EGG

posted by Jason Kottke Jan 19, 2013

One of Sean Wilson's chicken laid a huge egg and when he cracked it open, it contained another egg.

Not even a hoax! As the curator of the egg collection at London's Natural History Museum explains, the double egg is rare but real and results from a fully formed egg being pushed back into the ovary, where another egg forms around it. Here's another double egg and a report of a Texan double egg. (via colossal)