Villagers stream to see a mutant calf with a fifth leg, and they are convinced it will bring luck

Villagers stream to see a mutant calf with a fifth leg, and they are convinced it will bring luck

- A calf conceived with a fifth leg is causing a remarkable fuss in India

- The mutant calf is seen as an uncommon creature thought to bring good fortunes

- Its owner trusted that it would die soon after its birth

- It is likely the calf's additional appendage belongs to an unborn twin

A calf conceived with a fifth leg is accepted to have acquired fortunes in a little town in India.

Villagers who streamed to Hasan Ali's ranch in north-east India were stunned to see the mutant dairy calf still alive more than a week after its birth.

Since it is so uncommon, villagers travelled from distant locations abroad to Mr Ali's homestead to see the bizarre creature, trusting it would bring them good fortunes.

Villagers stream to to see a mutant calf with a fifth leg, and they are convinced it will bring luck

The dairy calf born with a fifth leg was not expected to survive but it is reported to be eating well and full of life. Courtesy: Mail Online

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Speaking to the local press, Mr Ali uncovered that he was stunned to see a distorted leg swinging from the calf's behind.

Villagers stream to to see a mutant calf with a fifth leg, and they are convinced it will bring luck

People from villages all throughout the South Salmara region of Assam came to view the rare animal, believing it to be a gift from God. Courtesy: Mail Online

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He further said that he had dreaded the calf would die quickly. Fortunately, it is feeding well and full of life.

Villagers stream to to see a mutant calf with a fifth leg, and they are convinced it will bring luck

A calf born with a fifth limb is as strange as it sounds. It is likely that this calf is carrying the leg of its unborn twin. Courtesy: Mail Online

It is believed that the calf is bearing the limb of its unborn twin.

Meanwhile, watch this video to see why the ram you killed must not last over three days in your house during Sallah:

Source: Naij.com

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