Chinese village shocked by piglet born with one eye and a 'penis' on forehead

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Unusual appearance likely to be caused by a congenital condition known as holoprosencephaly, or cyclops syndrome.

The piglet was born with a Cyclops like one eye in the middle and a penis-like forehead and died shortly after birth. (Photo: Youtube screengrab)

Farmers hailing from northern China’s Daqing, Heilongjiang Province were left baffled when a sow gave birth to a weird looking piglet in a farm.

The piglet was born with a Cyclops like one eye in the middle and a penis-like forehead and died shortly after birth.

Experts suggested that the piglet was suffering from Cyclops syndrome.

A video has emerged online which shows the Cyclops piglet, sans any vital signs as a woman holds it and laughs. She can be seen saying that the piglet scared her.

The woman squeezed the piglet and can be seen lifting up its protruding head that is shaped like a penis and a single eye gets revealed underneath the growth.

It is reported that the piglet died mere hours after birth.

Its unusual appearance was likely to be caused by a congenital condition known as holoprosencephaly, or cyclops syndrome.

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