Latest Polycephaly Stories
A Missouri farmer says he unsure what he will do with the carcass of a rare two-headed calf that died a day and a half after birth. The brown bull calf was born with two fully formed heads connected to the body just behind the skulls, said Scott Cliff, a farmer in Aldrich. I just couldn't believe it.
A British woman says she will be the first woman in England to give birth to conjoined twins that share one body despite having two heads. Lisa Chamberlain said despite medical advice and social scrutiny to the contrary, she decided to keep her unborn children and accept their unique physical condition,
A two-headed turtle captured by a turtle collector is a rare example of a conjoined-twin birth, its owner said.
By Kokcu, Arif; Cetinkaya, Mehmet B; Aydin, Oguz;
Officials of the World Aquarium at the City Museum subscribe wholeheartedly to the maxim that two heads are better than one. If they're on the same animal, that is.
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian girl who had an operation more than a year ago to remove the head of her underdeveloped twin has died following an infection in her brain, her doctor said on Sunday.
Hydra Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere & Southern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 10h; Declination: -20; Source: Greek Mythology The constellation Hydra is most closely associated with the legend of the second labor of Heracles, which may echo a Babylonian legend in which the hero Gilgamesh killed a seven-headed monster. The Hydra was a fresh-water serpent born to Echidne and Typhon. Echidne was half woman, half serpent, herself a daughter of Ceto, a sea monster...