Philippines: A piglet with two heads was born in Barangay San Marcos, Dingras in Ilocos Norte last Tuesday evening as reported by abs-cbnnews correspondent.
Among with the 10 piglets, the piglet with two heads was the fourth to be born by her pet pig, according to the owner Crisanta Sabug.
She added that during delivery, they noticed that the mother pig was having difficulty giving birth to the fourth piglet, as they helped the mother pig during the delivery period. After delivering the two-headed piglet, she immediately bought into their house and fed it with milk.
Crisanta believes that the two-headed piglet will bring luck to her family. But unfortunately, the one-of a-kind piglet died Wednesday morning. And instead of burying the piglet they decided to preserved it.
The two-headed piglet had off-course, two heads, four eyes, two noses and three ears.
Arthur Cabello, a Veterinarian explains that the cause of abnormality [piglets with two heads] was the mother pig probably have suffered a complications during her pregnancy.
Photo courtesy of Denis Agcaoili, ABS-CBN News Ilocos