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    The calf's owner says that people from neighbouring villages have been arriving at his place to worship the one-eyed creature. However, vets say that calves born with such an abnormality may only survive for a couple of weeks.

    A one-eyed calf with no nose was born earlier this month in the Ranaghat area of West Bengal, India.

    The Daily Star quotes a villager who said that everything was fine with the calf except its 'bizarre' head.

    The animal's owner told the media outlet: "We all think this is a miracle of God and we think this is Lord Brahma [creator god in Hinduism] who has taken birth in our home in the avatar of the cow."

    READ MORE: One-Eyed Wonder: 'Cyclops' Goat Born in India

    Vets, however, say there is nothing miraculous about this calf, adding that animals with such rare congenital disorder — cyclopia — do not live long.

    Cyclopia can also affect other animals, such as pigs, goats, horses and sheep. 

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