By Wyatt Earp | November 12, 2010
So, you think Nancy Pelosi has a big set of wontons?
A species of grasshopper hides a big secret – it has the largest testicles in relation to body weight in the world. The tuberous bushcricket has testicles which amount to 14 per cent of its body mass, according to research.
But the insect’s large package does not mean it produces more sperm – in fact it may produce less. What it does mean, though, is that it can mate again and again without reserves being exhausted. (H/T – Mrs. Crankipants)
Who can’t? I have four kids and my cojones are much smaller than these.
And in case you were wondering, the previous record for marble size was held by the fruit fly.