Three-eyed snake called Monty Python found
The Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife Service at Australia shared the picture of the baby carpet python — nicknamed Monty Python — which had a third eye on top of its head, on Facebook.
The wildlife authority’s rangers found the creature on the Arnhem Highway, near Humpty Doo, just outside of Darwin, in the country’s north. It died a few weeks after it was found.
The post says: “The snake is peculiar as an x-ray revealed it was not two separate heads forged together, rather it appeared to be one skull with an additional eye socket and three functioning eyes.
“It was generally agreed that the eye likely developed very early during the embryonic stage of development. It is extremely unlikely that this is from environmental factors and is almost certainly a natural occurrence as malformed reptiles are relatively common.”