Maine woman finds two-headed baby snapping turtle

Sunday, September 28, 2014
A two-headed snapping turtle sits in water Thursday in Hudson, Maine. Kathleen Talbot of Hudson found the reptile while watching hatchlings cross the road to make sure they reached the other side safely. (Dan Frye ~ Associated Press/WBLZ-TV)

HUDSON, Maine -- A woman in Maine has come across a two-headed baby snapping turtle that was trying to cross the road.

Kathleen Talbot of Hudson told WLBZ-TV she found the tiny creature last week while she was watching turtle hatchlings to make sure they arrived safely at the other side of the street.

She noticed one of the turtles had been left behind. It was so dirty, she thought at first that it had two feet in front.

It wasn't until she got home and washed off the turtle that she realized it had two heads. The turtle fits easily into the palm of her hand.

She named it Frank and Stein.

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