Heads Better Than One?
two-headed garter snake at Woodland Park Zoo is doing
"just fine," says Ernie Wagner, senior zoo keeper.
He says it
has grown a few inches, to a total length of 16 since it
was brought to the zoo in September.
as vet un-named, has been placed in a viewing tank,
where it is a star attraction.
was found near Silver Lake. It is not fully
understood what causes two-headed snakes, which often
die young because of defective internal organs.
says this two-headed snake "should live 10 to 15 years
if everything goes right."
In about two
years it should grow to a length of 2 feet, he said.