Rare two-headed snake discovered in America


The nearly Satanic serpent was found with both heads moving independently.

"This two-headed copperhead was found in northern Virginia", he wrote.

Stephanie, the woman who initially discovered it in a flower bed in her backyard, stated: "I wanted to look away but couldn't stop looking at it. Plays trick on the eyes".

This Sept. 20, 2018 photo provided by the Wildlife Center of Virginia shows a two-headed Eastern Copperhead snake at the center in Waynesboro, Va.

In addition, other people on Facebook expressed their terror in the comment section, with a social media user named Shawna Barnum Shriner putting "This is what nightmares are made of".

"Wild two-headed snakes are extremely rare", a spokesperson for the center said.

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The snake, found in Richmond, Virginia, in the United States, was taken to the Wildlife Center of Virginia so experts could radiograph the beast and see how it could function with two heads.

The two-week-old creature still mostly eats insects - although both its heads are capable of delivering a venomous bite.

Although the snake's left head is more dominant, its anatomy would indicate the right head would be better suited for eating.

"Radiographs revealed that the two-headed snake has two tracheas (the left one is more developed), two esophaguses (the right one is more developed), and the two heads share one heart and one set of lungs". Professionals are caring for it, and if the snake survives, it will be donated to a zoo for an educational exhibit.

The baby copperhead is no longer at the Wildlife Center and is being cared for by state herpetologists with years of experience caring for venomous snakes.