Eggception: Internet Can’t Help But Crack up Over Egg Inside Egg

What is an egg inside an egg called? Eggception of course!

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Eggception: Internet Can’t Help But Crack up Over Egg Inside Egg
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Nature has never failed to awe us. A farmer in Australia was shocked when he cracked a giant egg in his farm. Why, you may ask? ‘Coz he found another, smaller, egg inside.

Behold the giant egg.
(Photo: Twitter)

While baffled scientists scurried to figure out what this phenomenon was, as this was hardly ever documented in the past. Netizens christened it as ‘Eggsception’. And thus began the ‘Eggceptional’ puns.


Here are some of our favourite picks from the lot.


According to ABC Science, “eggception was caused by a “counter-peristalsis contraction”. This happens when ovulation commences before the previous egg is fully formed and released.

Before the scientists dig anything further in this rare phenomenon, Omelette anyone?

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