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Home / It's Viral / Three-eyed snake discovered in Australia, netizens are surprised

Three-eyed snake discovered in Australia, netizens are surprised

Nicknamed Monty, the juvenile snake was found in March but died within a few weeks. However, the pictures were recently released on social media.

it-s-viral Updated: May 03, 2019, 15:38 IST
Trisha Sengupta
Trisha Sengupta
The post revealed that the snake had three eye sockets and three functional eyes. 
The post revealed that the snake had three eye sockets and three functional eyes.  (Facebook/@ParksandWildlifeNT)

Australia is reputed for housing varied unique creatures. A recently discovered three-eyed snake is the latest addition to that list. Wildlife authorities found this 40 cm long snake outside a small town called Humpty Doo. According to a report, it was identified as a baby carpet python. Nicknamed Monty, the juvenile snake was found in March but died within a few weeks. However, the pictures were recently released on social media.

Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife, an agency “responsible for the care, control and management of 87 parks and reserves throughout the Northern Territory, Australia”, took to Facebook to share the images on May 1. The post revealed that the snake had three eye sockets and three functional eyes.

The post has garnered over 12,000 ‘likes’, 11,000 comments, and 19,000 ‘shares’ on Facebook. Here are some of the comments from netizens.

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The three-eyed snake also reminded Game of Thrones fans of the character Bran Stark aka Three-Eyed Raven.

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