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Published February 15, 2012, 12:00 AM

Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

This undated image provided by New Mexico State University shows the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion, the new hottest pepper on the planet, as identified by NMSU's Chile Pepper Institute. Researchers determined the golf ball-sized pepper has a mean Scoville Heat Unit value of 1.2 million. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Jim Duffy, New Mexico State University)

Read the article: Chile Experts: 'Trinidad Moruga Scorpion' is World's Hotest