Plant root looks like a boy

Amazing picture, is this for real?

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“Baffled scientists are trying to get to the root of this astonishing plant dug out of the ground by a Chinese farmer. The two foot tall root weighs in at a massive 12 lbs and bears an amazing resemblance to a boy in even the smallest detail. The root comes from the Chinese knotweed plant, used by local healers as a natural laxative. Farmer Zheng Dexun, 63, of Datianba, in southern China, said: “I was shocked that it was so large and is so clearly like a boy. “It’s bigger than my grandson. Scientists are looking at it now and will tell me how it came to be like this.””
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