Two-headed copperhead snake found in Virginia

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From the Facebook page of Virginia Wildlife Management and Control comes this mutant copperhead with two heads!

The snake was even written up in Newsweek:

The woman found…the two-headed snake outside her home in Woodbridge, Virginia…After the Virginia Wildlife Management and Control confirmed the woman was seeing a two-headed snake, the snake was turned over to the Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro, located about 120 miles from where it was found.

In a press release, the Wildlife Center of Virginia shared that the left head appears to be more dominant than the right. Radiographs were conducted on the snake, which revealed that the two-headed snake has two tracheas, (windpipe) and two esophaguses (food canal). The two heads share the same heart and only have one set of lungs.