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we are reading a book called the pearl and we have to answer a few questions andi need help wiht this one:

what are the possibilities that a pearl could be the size of a seagulls egg?

According to a Wikipedia article about pearls, the largest pearl ever found weighed 14 pounds.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearls#Physical_properties

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearl_of_Lao_Tzu

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