Mexico: Rare conjoined grey whale twins die after few hours of birth

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Mexico city, Jan 9: The Mexican fishermen found "exceptionally rare" alive conjoined grey whale twins in the Ojo de Liebre lagoon in the Baja California peninsula, but died few hours after they were born.

Now, scientists are collecting their samples of skin, muscle and baleen.

According to a report, Benito Bermudez, a marine biologist who works with the National Natural Protected Areas Commission, said that they were linked at the waist, with two full heads and tail fins.

He also said that scientists were collecting samples of skin, muscle and baleen - the mammals' filter-feeder system - for research purposes.

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