2-headed snake found in Prince William Co.

WASHINGTON — It’s a copperhead … head?

Virginia Wildlife Management and Control posted to their Facebook page Sunday that they had received “extremely rare” photos of an actual two-headed snake.

The slithering serpent was discovered in a yard in Woodbridge, Virginia.

Virginia Wildlife Management and Control found an honest-to-goodness two-headed snake in Woodbridge, Virginia. (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)
A two-headed snake was found in Woodbridge, Virginia. (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)

The snake was found in a Woodbridge yard. (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)
The snake was found in a Woodbridge yard. (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)

This two-headed snake is a copperhead. (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)
This two-headed snake is a copperhead. (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)

In a Facebook post, Virginia Wildlife Management and Control called the find "extremely rare." (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)
In a Facebook post, Virginia Wildlife Management and Control called the find “extremely rare.” (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)

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Virginia Wildlife Management and Control found an honest-to-goodness two-headed snake in Woodbridge, Virginia. (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)
The snake was found in a Woodbridge yard. (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)
This two-headed snake is a copperhead. (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)
In a Facebook post, Virginia Wildlife Management and Control called the find "extremely rare." (Courtesy Virginia Wildlife Management and Control)

Virginia Wildlife Management and Control said in the post that if you have issues with snakes or any other kind of wildlife, to contact them and their “Snake Identification” hotline at 804-617-7086.

They’re always open.

Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Editor and reporter for WTOP.com. He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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