A two-headed salamander tadpole has been discovered by researchers at Haifa University.
The reason for this deformity is unknown, but the chief theories are pollution of water sources, changes in radiation and the influence of a small population.
Haifa University researchers have found a salamander tadpole with two heads.
Near Eastern fire salamander (Salamandra infraimmaculata) is an endangered species, mainly due to soil and water pollution and the destruction of its natural habitat.
The researchers say the reason for the deformity is unknown, but the chief theory is pollution of water sources.