Two-headed animals and other bizarre
Geekfiller – Diana
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This five-legged cow’s owner, Laxman Bhosale, said the cow “holds the essence of Hindu religion” and touching its fifth leg will help “fulfill all your wishes”
This Thursday, April 19, 2012 photo provided by the Santa Fe Animal Shelter veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Steketee holds Meow, a 2-year-old tabby at the shelter in Santa Fe, N.M. Meow, arrived at the shelter weighing in at over 39 pounds, after his elderly owner could no longer care for the feline. The shelter plans to put the cat on a special diet so he can lose weight gradually. Adult cats typically weigh between 7 and 12 pounds.
A two-headed turtle has hatched at the San Antonio Zoo and officials have named her Thelma and Louise.
Six-legged calf “Lilli” stands on the pasture of its owner Andreas Knutti, in Weissenburg, Switzerland, Thursday, March 29, 2012. The calf was born seven weeks ago with two additional legs on its back.
A man displays a two-headed turtle ‘Testudo horsfieldi’ at National Museum of natural history in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, March 5, 2012. Besides the two heads the reptile has six legs.
Harvey Dent, the two-faced kitten born in Florida. Unfortunately Harvey Dent passed away from complications at just two days old.
The two heads of this razorback musk turtle have been named Teeny and Tiny by Todd Ray of the Venice Beach Freakshow. He believes it is the smallest two-headed turtle he’s ever seen.
Three-eyed Fish found near Argentina. Source: GIzmodo
Todd Ray, who has what is believed to be the world’s largest collection of two-headed animals, is considering whether or not he should surgically separate this two-headed turtle.
This tiny porker has an excuse for making a pig of himself at mealtimes – he really does have two mouths to feed.
The bizarre two-month-old youngster – part of a litter born on a farm in Deshengtang, Jilin province, northern China
“Us” is a 2 1/2-year-old, 4-foot long, two-headed carpet python residing at the World Aquarium in St. Louis. According to aquarium President Leonard Sonnenschein, it may be the only one in the world.
Sonnenschein likened this unique musk turtle to the Pushmi-pullyu from the “Dr. Dolittle” story.
A dairy farm in China has an unusual cow that has three horns — two on either side of its head and one in the middle like a rhino horn. Farmer Jia Kebing, from Baoding in northern China’s Hebei province, said the 2-year-old cow was born with a small bump on its forehead. “With time the bump grew bigger and longer and become a sharp horn,” said Jia. The middle horn now measures nearly 8 inches long.
Egyptian farmers feed a two-headed calf, which can’t stand on its own legs because it is top heavy, at a village near Alexandria, Egypt.
A vet feeds five month two-headed calf “Milagritos” (Little Miracle) in Cajamarca, Peru, on Aug. 19, 2009.
A two-headed hermaphroditic rat snake, lived at the World Aquarium in St. Louis for 8 1/2 years before dying in June of 2007. In 2006, the aquarium unsuccessfully attempted to mate it with another two-headed snake.
A newly born piglet with one head, two mouths, two noses and three eyes is reflected by mirrors on March 6, 2007, in China.
Store manager Jay Jacoby displays a two-headed red slider turtle at Big Al’s Aquarium Supercenter in East Norriton, Pa.
Two baby conjoined barn swallows rest after a fall from their nest in Searcy, Ark. The rare bird discovery was made by a White County resident in her front yard.
Janus, the Geneva Museum of Natural History’s two-headed Greek tortoise, is presented to the press and the public during the official celebration of its 10th birthday on Sept. 5, 2007. Janus, named after the two-headed Roman god was born Sept. 3, 1997.
Kirk Heldreth pets his two-faced Holstein calf in 2007, in Rural Retreat, Va. Despite her malformed mouth, the calf named Star fed from a bottle and is won over Heldreth, who didn’t expect her to live long after her birth.
Belgian grower Maurice Peeters holds a six-legged lamb a day after its birth March 18, 2006, in Meeuwen-Gruitrode.
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