Two-Headed Albino Milk Snake Born in Fla.

Published November 02, 2011

| Associated Press

A University of Central Florida biologist says a rare, two-headed albino milk snake was recently born.

Daniel Parker told Orlando television station WKMG-TV the snake hatched last week in an incubation container.

Parker says most two-headed snakes have typical coloration. Albino snakes don't have dark pigmentation in their skin. Albino milk snakes appear in bright shades of red, orange and white.

The biologist says two-headed snakes have been documented to live as long as 20 years in captivity. But with two brains giving commands to a single body, Parker says the snake would have a difficult time surviving in the wild.

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