Two-headed snake found in Netherlands

A snake with two heads has been spotted in the Netherlands.

A slithery reptile suffering with the condition polycephaly, which sees animals and humans conjoin, has been discovered by wildlife photographer Matthijs Kuijpers in Amsterdam, the Daily Star Online has reported.

And the male - who has previously kept and bred his own snakes when she was a child - has admitted it was the "first ever" time he has seen a two-headed animal.

Speaking about the discovery, he said: "I photograph wildlife all over the world and this is the first ever live two-headed snake I have photographed.

"People find it crazy as well. Kids especially love them.

"The two heads are a mistake of nature, known as polycephaly."

But Matthijs has revealed due to the creatures disease they will sometimes fight over the same prey.

He explained: "Both heads fee sometimes they even fight for the same prey.

"They only get in a dispute when there is food involved and on all other occasions they seem to get along pretty well."