Animals with Two Tails
Welcome to the wonderful world of animals with two tails; examples from many species.
In 1936 a robin was found with two tails, one the mirror image of the other. There was also a prehistoric bird called Jehalornis that a short functional tail and also a longer one with long feathers that might have been used in displays.
Polycaudally (a spllt tail with two ends) occurs n cats but is very rare.
A number of fish have been bred to have a tail that is split to give the appearance of two tails. For example, the double tail betta.
Others such as the double tail goldfish have two complete tails, side by side. One of the most popular double tail types is the Fantail goldfish (pictured).
- Unknown type (2009)
There are many two tailed animals in mythology including mermaids.