Two Heads Are Better Than One!: Two-Headed Turtle Born at San Antonio Zoo
By: Jodi Westrick
Check this out! An adorable two-headed turtle was born June 18, at the San Antonio Zoo - which means she's twice as cute.They've named her Thelma and Louise - perfect, right?
In a statement, Craig Pelke, Curator of Curator of Reptiles, Amphibians, and Aquatics, said that while the birth of a two-headed turtle is uncommon, it's not unheard of. In fact, bicephaly occurs most commonly in snakes in turtles and is the result of twins that did not separate.
The turtles went on display June 25 with its three other siblings born in the same brood.Thelma and Louis appear to be healthy - eating from both mouths, swimming and walking.