Friday, 12 April 2013

Two-headed pig born in China probably won't survive

Two-headed pig born in China probably won't survive, A two-headed pig was born in China complete with two snouts, two ears, and a shared eye, according to an April 12 report by It was born in a village in Jiujiang, East China’s Jiangxi province, on Wednesday. The pig is not expected to survive due to its deformity.

A two-headed bull shark was discovered recently by fishermen in Florida. Its condition was determined to be caused by axial bifurcation, and that may also be the cause of the Chinese two-headed pig. Michael Wagner, a researcher at Michigan State University, told LiveScience that this mutation occurs across animals, including humans.The embryo begins to split into twins but does not complete the process. It just stops dividing.

Be sure and view the attached slideshow of an unnamed two headed bobtail lizard. It is a type of skink, which was photographed at a reptile park in Perth, Australia in 2010. It is interesting to note that the lizard ate with both of his mouths.

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