Sunday, July 20, 2008

World Wide Weird - conjoined twin birds

A farmer in Arkansas found a pair of birds that fell out of their nest last Thursday. 

They were joined at the hip.  Which means that they had to have come from a double-yolk egg.  This is extremely rare.

By the time a wildlife official came to get them, they refused to eat.  One bird died Friday morning, and a vet later euthanized the other.

Natural history museums are reportedly interested in displaying them.

Two baby conjoined barn swallows rest after a fall from their ...

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