Two-headed whale discovery

Last updated 16:22 09/01/2014
Fairfax Australia

Exceptionally rare conjoined grey whale calves have been found in a Mexican lagoon.

Relevant offers

Americas

Missing girl Maddy Middleton found dead in dumpster near home Pluto shows public still fascinated by space as Nasa asks US government to restore funding Boy, 8, becomes world's first child double-hand transplant recipient Allegiant Air flight runs low on fuel over closed airport, makes emergency landing Fugitive's horror film role gives him away to police Pilot training fell short in Virgin Galactic crash US man on weapon of mass destruction charges for backpack bomb plot Prison worker in New York inmates escape pleads guilty U.S. Navy investigates report of cancer cluster at Guantanamo Tragedy of 'golden' daughter's fall resonates with Asian immigrant children

The discovery of gray whale calves in a Mexican lagoon surprised locals when it was found they were conjoined.

The pair, joined at the body, and found at Laguna Ojo de Liebre, were believed to be the first specimen of a conjoined gray whale ever found.

Scientists were studying the find and later planned to bury it. They would then later dig it up and study the bones, a delegate of Mexico's Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources, José Carlos Cota Osuna told Cabovision.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content