2-headed calf.
Half 'n' Half has amazed tourists for over 90 years.

Half 'n' Half the Two-Headed Calf

Field review by the editors.

St. Petersburg, Florida

The sign is brief: "TWO-HEADED CALF: Born in Safety Harbor, FL, and survived for six weeks."

The freak farm animal -- technically a two-headed, two-tailed, six-legged calf -- was born in 1925 and is mounted on a peeling green board. Its long-time home, the St. Petersburg Museum of History, held a contest to name the calf; the winner, announced on Nov. 3, 2017, was Half 'n' Half. Runners up included Topsy Turvy and Double Stuffed.

At the naming ceremony, Half 'n' Half was introduced to its new friend, a stuffed two-headed chicken that had been born in Tampa in 1930. According to the Tampa Bay Times the chicken belonged to a local man who "thought it was funny," but who donated it to the museum because his wife wanted it out of the house.

Half 'n' Half the Two-Headed Calf

St. Petersburg Museum of History

Address:
335 2nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, FL
Directions:
St. Petersburg Museum of History. I-275 exit 23 or 23A. Drive east on I-375 for a mile, then continue on 4th Ave. N. for another half-mile. Turn right at the fourth stoplight onto 2nd St. N. Turn left at the second stoplight onto 2nd Ave. NE. Go through three stoplights, and you'll see the museum entrance on the left.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 10-5, Su 1-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
727-894-1052
Admission:
Museum admission
RA Rates:
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