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Two-headed dolphin washes up on Turkish beach

Published On: Aug 12 2014 10:55:47 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 12 2014 12:08:05 PM EDT
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A rare two-headed dolphin has washed up on a beach in Turkey.

A gym teacher by the name of Tugrul Metin was on vacation when he found the carcass on a beach in Dikili, which is near the city of Izmir along the Aegean Sea, The Associated Press reported.

The conjoined cetacean is a rare occurrence, according to scientists.

Researchers at Akdeniz University told the AP they would like to put the remains on display.