Two Headed Skink

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  1. ssssnakeman

    ssssnakeman Almost Legendary

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    When the MOP rang and said he had two headed lizard and asked for help,the 1st thought was its a stumpy tail, because they are sometimes called two headed skinks.

    These guy were quite a surprise, so yesterday, we took them for xrays and ultrasound and a vet check.

    Also filmed them eating and moving.

    More to come, if anyone's interested that is.

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    animal805 Well-Known Member

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    Yes please
     
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    WOAH thats amazing.

    Hope the little thing survives.
     
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    Is it going to be released?... Be interested to see the xrays.
     
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    Awesome! How old would you guess it is?
     
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    ssssnakeman Almost Legendary

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    One of the xrays.

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    This pic was taken at the vet

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    So I guess we can call it a 3 headed skink then? Lol. Please keep us updated!
     
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    ssssnakeman Almost Legendary

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    [video=youtube_share;EqXj-kzCjJM]http://youtu.be/EqXj-kzCjJM[/video]
     
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    The perfect skink! Two for the feeding price of one! :D That's pretty amazing.
     
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    That is insane! (y)
     
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    Couldn't check the vid on the computer I'm currently on, can they move around and feed properly?
    My guess would be yes for it to reach the size it has but thought I'd ask out of concern for the buds wellbeing.
     
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    ssssnakeman Almost Legendary

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    Ultrasound didn't tell us much

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    They are only very young, but both eat well and they are capable of moving quite quickly in a straight line.
    Found at Lake Epalock.
     
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    Its poor mother... would have been a shocker to push out
     
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    Haha, just what I was thinking
     
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