FP TrendingJul 28, 2021 23:03:24 IST
An image of a two-headed sea turtle, who was discovered on a seaside in South Caroline within the US, is at present grabbing everybody’s consideration on social media. One of the park’s sea turtle patrols noticed the two-headed creature at Edisto Beach State Park. Posted by South Carolina State Parks on Facebook, the intriguing picture has gone viral. As per the park, it may be the results of a genetic mutation.
“Three to 5 days after a sea turtle nest reveals indicators of a serious emergency, we dig down to find out the success of the nest by counting the hatched eggs, unhatched eggs and on events additionally discover dwell hatchlings,” the viral put up states. Take a have a look at it beneath:
The two-headed turtle was discovered throughout a routine stock of sea turtle nests and the park’s sea turtle patrols finally launched it into the ocean. Shared on 24 July, the put up has garnered over 1.8k reactions, 216 feedback, and 1k shares.
In the put up, the park additional defined that volunteers dig up the nests of sea turtles so as to depend the variety of dwell child turtles in addition to hatched and unhatched eggs.
While it was the primary two-headed turtle discovered by this explicit crew, such creatures have been noticed in South Carolina up to now as effectively.
For the unversed, the ocean turtle patrols within the US are the volunteers who stroll the seashores searching for loggerhead turtle nests from June to August. Apart from this, volunteers additionally decide scraps and fill in holes utilizing sand that may create difficulties for the hatching turtles.