Neishabour, Oct 18, IRNA -- A two-headed venomous snake from a rare
specie was discovered recently in the northeasern city of Neishabour and is
currently kept in Neishabour's wildlife museum, said a local official
A musueum official, Maryam Eshraqi, said that the snake was
discovered by residents of Qadamgah district in Neishabour who found
it different from the usual two-headed snakes existing worldwide.
Unlike the known species of two-headed snakes in which the
second head is usually inactive, the one found in Neishabour has
two separate heads with two complete, independently functioning
She wrapped up her talk by saying that the snake will be kept in
the museum alongside other rare species of snakes for further studies.
Neishabour is a city in Khorassan Razavi province 779 km east of
the capital Tehran.
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