Beijing: Mutant turtles may have been popular comic characters for kids for decades, but a real life creature astonishing people on the internet has been discovered in China and unlike the comic book characters, this turtle has two heads and six legs.
The mutated creature was found in a fish and flower shop in China’s Shanxi Province when the owner spotted it after returning from the market with a box of Brazilian turtles. People have been glued to this three-month-old turtle which moves like any other turtle.
Researchers from the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Medicine and Life Sciences called the condition abnormalities resulting from genetic mutation, something also seen among human beings.
People have been flocking to the shop for catching a glimpse of the turtle which has captured everyone’s imagination.