The image shows the rare two-headed baby turtle.(Facebook/@SC.State.Parks)
The image shows the rare two-headed baby turtle.(Facebook/@SC.State.Parks)

Volunteers spot rare two-headed baby turtle in US beach. Seen the pics yet?

The rare two-headed turtle spotted in a beach in the US was released into the ocean after being photographed.
By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2021 12:37 PM IST

this two-headed baby turtle which was spotted in the Edisto Beach State Park, USA. A post about the rare creature has now intrigued people. There is a possibility that it will amaze you too.

South Carolina State Parks took to Facebook to share the story of the turtle along with two images. They wrote that the creature was spotted during a routine inventory of sea turtle nest. “Three to five days after a sea turtle nest shows signs of a major emergence, we dig down to determine the success of the nest by counting the hatched eggs, unhatched eggs and on occasions also find live hatchlings,” they explained.

In the few following lines, the park shared that the “two-headed hatchling is the result of a genetic mutation”. They added that the creature was eventually released into the ocean.

Take a look at the post:

Since being shared, the post has gathered more than 1,800 reactions and nearly one thousand re-shares. People shared varied comments while reacting to the post.

“Awesome find! Good job turtle patrol,” wrote a Facebook user. “WOW! I’m so glad they sent it/them into the sea, to live a hopefully long life,” shared another. “What a great find,” expressed a third.

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