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Meet the two-headed tortoise

Posted on Monday, 15 November, 2004 | Comment icon 4 comments

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"A two-headed tortoise has come out of its shell in Dorset to find itself in the media spotlight."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Mrs.Kahalioumi on 15 November, 2004, 20:14
So, if both heads eat, (as stated in the full artical) would they have seperate stomacs? Or would they only have one, and feel the same hunger pains? I would love to see an ultrasound of the internal organs, and find out if its 2 little turtles in one shell, or one turtle with two heads? How interesting!!!!
Comment icon #2 Posted by AztecInca on 16 November, 2004, 2:11
Well if the tortoise or tortoises are healthy and living a normal life than this is trully amazing and hopefully the tortoise will live aq nice long comfortable life!
Comment icon #3 Posted by bloodmoon on 16 November, 2004, 13:21
i know somone that has a 2 headed red belly turtle, he said it has way to many scutes(the squares that make up the shell) most 2 headed animals dont live very long, its great to hear its doing well
Comment icon #4 Posted by Daughter of the Nine Moons on 16 November, 2004, 14:03
I saw him on the news last night. He's a lively little guy. I wonder which head he thinks with?

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