Sceptics might suspect that the hand of Man has been at work.
But according to its owner, this remarkably-shaped root is entirely the product of Mother Nature.
The root, attached to a Chinese fleeceflower plant, shows a nekkid man and woman in all their glory with even the most intimate details in all the right places.
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Perfectly-formed: The nekkid man and woman found in the fleeceflower root
It appears just as it was when the plant was pulled from the ground, according to the man who spotted it on a vegetable stall in a town in China's eastern Shandong province.
The man, named Fan, was so taken with his find he is said to have paid 600 yuan, more than Ł40, to buy it.
Curious visitors now travel from miles around to see the foot-long veggie couple on display at his home.
The fleeceflower is a favourite dietary supplement in Asia where its boiled extract is believed to reduce cholesterol and f!ght heart disease.
The root is also sold as a diet food to help reduce obesity.
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uhhhh can anyone say "genetically modified food"?
its not just that one root... all of the roots for that plant look like people