Ukraine Zoo Gets Two-Headed Snake
And each has a mind of its own
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 13, 2011 11:58 AM CDT
On this photo taken July 8, 2011, a man shows a two-headed albino snake in a private zoo in Yalta, Ukraine.    (UNIAN)

(Newser) – A two-headed snake has gone on display at a zoo in southern Ukraine. The "Skazka" (Fairy tale) zoo in Yalta on the Black Sea said today that the albino California Kingsnake has two heads that think, react, and eat separately, though one is more passive than the other. A zoo worker taking care of the snake said he puts a barrier between the heads when feeding the snake, lest one head eat the other. The snake will be on display at the zoo until mid-September.

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Riffran
Jul 13, 2011 8:50 PM CDT
Since a two headed reptile in the Ukraine has absolutey NOTHING to do with politics here in the USA I'll take my cue from the *ahem* erudite lefties posting ..... Gee I wonder how they managed to splice pelosi hitlery together like that?
Observer
Jul 13, 2011 3:27 PM CDT
Reminds me of Rick Perry and Sarah Palin.
JoeQ
Jul 13, 2011 2:24 PM CDT
Its not uncommon. Here's an interesting history of about 950 of them: http://www.cnah.org/pdf_files/727.pdf