Scientists Discover Terrifying Two-Headed Shark In Mediterranean Sea

Scientists Discover Terrifying Two-Headed Shark In Mediterranean Sea

They say reality is sometimes stranger than fiction... We have proof of that, with the discovery of a two-headed shark found by Spanish scientists in the Mediterranean Sea. This is the first specimen found but this frightening discovery is probably not the last.

Scientists have made a discovery that would terrify anyone. These Spanish researchers found a two-headed shark embryo in the Mediterranean Sea. This embryo lives in the depths of the sea and is likely part of an endangered species. You likely won't come across one on a swim during your next vacation.

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Scientists collected the embryos of nearly 800 sharks to study their cardiovascular system. A single embryo developed two heads, two stomachs, two livers, but only one shared intestine.

This malformation called diphallia is extremely rare in animals but can be found in snakes, dolphins ... and humans! George Burgess, director of shark research at the Florida Museum of Natural History, said there was little chance of encountering a two-headed shark. They are usually eaten very quickly because of their malformation. We will still think about checking the next time we put our feet in the water...

Check out the video above to see the bizarre predator for yourself... 

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