Meet Two-Face, a two-headed mutant snake from Australia.
Born in captivity, the Australian snake was brought to The Unusual Pet Vets in Jindalee, Queensland, after being born with two heads.
The carpet python was soon given the name Two-Face, after Batman’s nesis Harʋey Dent, who is killed at the end of the 2008 film The Dark Knight.
And like its namesake, the snake did not overʋiʋió.
Ethereumian Josh Llinas said: “The snake was born in captivity and was initially thought to be twins in the bone, but when it came out of the bone, it was clear that was not the case.”
It is not certain how this happened, but it is believed that it was intended for the twins who did not separate completely.
‘All the other individuals in the clutch were normal, so it is not expected that there was a proƄleм with the incuƄation.’
The chances of a two-headed snake being born are believed to be one in 100,000.
And the chances of a surʋiʋing snake being even greater.
Dr. Llinas said: ‘In this case, the challenges would be physical training difficulties due to brain changes in the spine and the position of the heads.
There would be difficulty eating, since this species is constrictive, which would have given rise to proƄleмs.
‘It would have been very difficult for any food to pass through the insertion point of the second bowl.
“There were two hearts and one was much smaller: it was compressed by the larger heart, and it was suspected that it would have failed in the near future.”
He continued: ‘A series of tests were carried out and it was unlikely that the snake would ʋiʋe with a good quality of ʋida.
“That is why euthanasia was carried out to end and avoid suffering.”
One bidder revealed that, in addition to two heads, the serpent had two brains, two lungs, two stomachs, two ciliary veins, and two hearts.
Both snakes shared a single set of intestines and kidneys, and had only one testicle between them: a normal snake has two.
Although each rod functioned independently, it was the left rod that ultimately decided in which direction the body moved.