This Roe Deer was born in captivity at the research center of the Center of Natural Sciences just outside of Prato, Italy. With a single horn protruding from the center of its skull, Italian scientists believe that the animal either suffers from a unique genetic mutation or that it is a clear sign of the imminent second coming of Christ.
Special limited edition unicorn votives can be purchased at the Vatican this month only!
Single horned deer are rare, but not unheard of. However it is very unusual for the horn to be in the center of the head. Interestingly the unicorno’s twin brother was born without the mutation.
Grazi to Tommaso Schiavinotto for forwarding this along. Read the original article here, if you know Italian.