Rare TwoHeaded Timber Rattlesnake Spotted in New Jersey

first_imgStay on target Caught on Camera: Copperhead Snakes Mate on Bike TrailSecond 18-Foot Python Caught in South Florida New Jersey herpetologists made a “double trouble” discovery when they spotted a young timber rattlesnake with two heads in the woods.The rare reptile, which had two heads, two flicking tongues, and four eyes, was found by Dave Schneider, who works for the Herpetological Associates of Burlington County, and another employee in the Pine Barrens, a dense forest area in New Jersey, WLNE-TV reported.Schneider was one of the two workers named Dave who spotted the venomous snake, and he said they named the 8-to-10-inch long reptile “Double Dave.” According to Schneider, double-headed snakes may have trouble surviving in the wild because they sometimes slither at slow speeds and can be easily caught by predators.A close-up of Double Dave’s two heads. (Photo Credit: 6abc Philadelphia / YouTube)Schneider and his colleague took the double-headed rattlesnake to their workplace to provide it with food and shelter. Both hope that the reptile’s digestive system is in good shape and that it can grow at the facility.More on Geek.com:Watch: ‘Dancing’ Timber Rattlesnakes Discovered By Tennessee HikerWatch: Enormous Snake Sets Off Doorbell Camera at Virginia HomeAirline Passenger Abandons Pet Snake at TSA Checkpointlast_img

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