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New born snake baby shocks Saudi family

Summary: A Saudi family in Jeddah was in shock at the sight of their new born baby badly deformed by a genetic skin disease. The mother of seven girls who had wanted a boy claimed she had predicted she would give birth to a "snake" days before the delivery.

Date: 20 July 2007

Shotlist: Various shots of the newly born Saudi baby 00:00-01:23
Diverse shots from the Kurtoglan village in Van 01:23-02:23
Interview with doctor at the Van Yuzuncu Yil University, Ercan Kirimi (in Turkish) 02:23-03:56
Kirimi showing pictures of Harlequin ichtiyosis cases on computer 03:56-04:09
Photos of babies with Harlequin ichthiyosis disease 04:09-04:54

Origin: Jeddah

I was in CAYTV this morning and I happened to open a video of a baby who look like a snake, it said that that baby was born in Jordan and she died after an hour. I don’t know if I’m late or not but for those who did not see it yet, you can view it in this link. Accordingly, when the mother of that baby learned that the baby she was conceiving was a girl she told her friends that she is going to have a snake soon since she don’t want to have a baby girl anymore, so she called her fetus inside her womb as snake, so when she gave birth, her baby looks like a snake!


  1. you idiots that's harlequins disease, do you damn research for once.

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