Cephalopagus conjoined twins in a leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis)

Erwin Kompanje, John Hermans

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Case reports of Conjoined twins ("Siamese twins") in wild mammals are scarce. Most published reports of conjoined twins in mammals concern cases in man and domestic mammals. This article describes a case of cephalopagus conjoined twins in a leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) collected on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, in the period 1873-76. A review of known cases of conjoined twinning in wild mammals is given.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)177-180
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Wildlife Diseases
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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