Incredibly rare two-headed porpoise found in the North Sea

Only nine examples of conjoined twins have been found among cetaceans, according to Erwin Kompanje, curator of mammals for the Natural History Museum in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. So he jumped at the chance to study a rare specimen of conjoined twin harbor purpoises caught the end of May by Dutch fisherman. But what happened next was a scientist’s nightmare.

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