Rare, two-headed rattlesnake found in New Jersey forest

Published 8:11 am Friday, September 6, 2019

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — It looks like something from a science fiction movie. A newborn two-headed timber rattlesnake has been found in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens.

Herpetological Associates of Burlington County CEO Bob Zappalorti says the snake has two brains and each head acts independently of the other.

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