“A conjoined hare was so formed as to exhibit a double set of limbs and heads. The fusion, according to the chronicler, had taken place along the dorsal plane in such a way that when one set of legs was resting on the ground, the second set was lifted toward the sky. This ‘Double Hare of Germany’ astounded its persecutors by being able to run for long distances without showing signs of fatigue. The reason, says the quaint account, was that through periodic rolling on the ground the ingenious hare managed to alternate the use of each set of limbs and was on each turn carried by limbs that had been previously resting.”

~ F. Gonzalez-Crussi, Notes of an Anatomist


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