Super rare sighting: a two-headed baby snake! Ever seen a two-headed snake drink water? You’re welcome.
This extremely rare two-headed albino Honduran milk snake was born at conservation group Sunshine Serpents in Florida. Snakes of this non venomous species are normally orange and black. This snake is exhibits albino colorings, which causes a lack of pigments like black and causes the two-headed snake four RED eyes.
Daniel Parker, a University of Central Florida biologist, says two-headed snakes have been documented to live as long as 20 years in captivity. With two brains giving commands to a single body, Parker says the snake would have a difficult time surviving in the wild. Talk about indecision!
The condition of having more than one head is known as polycephaly. It is a rare condition that has been observed in a variety of species, from snakes to humans.
This is not the first time we have seen a two-headed snake. It is very rare… but stranger things have happened! Check out the video below to see another example of a polycephalic snake…