A Cricket Has the World’s Biggest Testicles


Cause they’ve got the biggest balls of them all!

Relative to bodyweight, the male tuberous bushcricket has the largest testicles of any animal on Earth:

The sperm-producing organs account for 14 percent of the body mass of males of this bushcricket species. The previous record holder’s testicles—belonging to the fruit fly Drosophila bifurca—tipped the scales at about 11 percent of its body mass…

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