A man has unearthed a potato that bears a striking resemblance - to an XL bully dog.

Former headteacher Chris Gittins showed off the pooch-shaped spud after discovering it during a recent harvest.

The potato even features a tail, paws and the trademark teeth of the controversial and soon to be banned breed.

Chris, of Theale, Berkshire, said he has known the harvest period to bring with it plenty of misshapen vegetables - but even he was even surprised by his most unusual find yet.

And the chair of governors at Englefield School and former headteacher at Theale Green School, said he wasn't planning on peeling or frying it any time soon.

He added: "I am not going to eat it."