One-eyed mutant goat born in India baffling villagers
1. Holy goat! India’s ‘miracle’ CYCLOPS kid born with a rare condition defies vets as villagers flock to worship the ‘sacred’ one-eyed animal.
2. This Baby Goat Born With One Eye
3. ‘Cyclops’ goat with only one eye born in Assam
Several stories, pictures and videos in heavy circulation online from May 2017 purport to show a ‘Holy,’ ‘Cyclops’ Goat born with only one Eye in India. It is also said that the ‘miracle’ one-eyed animal is considered sacred and is worshipped by the villagers who flocked to see the baby goat. Although some people were suspicious about the story, whether it is true or false, as explained below, the claims are facts.
Cyclops Goat in India
On 10 May 2017 in Assam State of India, the baby goat was born with a single, large eye in the center of its face, and managed to survive the rare congenital disorder (birth defect) Cyclopia, under the care of its owner Mukhuri Das. The Cyclops story reminds us of a Human Baby born with one Eye and One Eyed Albino Shark. In the current case, the baby goat does not have eyelashes, eyelids, one ear, and many teeth. Moreover, its jaw is small, and nose underdeveloped.
Cyclops condition is sometimes seen in other animals including Cows, Cats, Pigs and Horses. The ‘miracle’ goat in India became a major attraction in the village of Assam, and the owner believes that the birth of baby goat with one eye shall bring luck to his home. In the video, you can see the unfortunate baby goat and a brief news report on it.
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