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What is the largest cell?

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The largest cell is an ostrich egg. An ostrich egg weighs from 3 1/2 to 5 pounds and is about 6 inches long and 5 inches wide. The shell is white and glossy.

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Despite the large size of the egg, the ostrich egg is the smallest one laid in relation to the size of the bird. A female ostrich can be well over 6 feet tall and weigh 220 pounds. In some ostrich communities, the eggs of several females are laid in a communal nest. The father incubates them during the night, and the alpha female incubates them during the day.

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