Mengele Responsible for a Bazillion Brazilian Twins

In a new book, an Argentine historian asserts that Nazi doctor Joseph Mengele is responsible for the astonishing rate of twins in Candido Godoi, Brazil. Jorge Camarasa makes the claim that Mengele ministered to both humans and livestock of the town during the 1960s under the name Rudolph Weiss in the book Mengele: the Angel of Death in South America.
For years scientists have failed to discover why as many as one in five pregnancies in a small Brazilian town have resulted in twins – most of them blond haired and blue eyed.

But residents of Candido Godoi now claim that Mengele made repeated visits there in the early 1960s, posing at first as a vet but then offering medical treatment to the women of the town.

The normal rate of twin births is one out of every 80 pregnancies. Link -via Reddit

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This all sounds very fascinating, but I think it's nonsense. Mengele is given a status of somekind of an über-doctor. There is no way he was able to inflict by some elixirs or drugs to the human dna. It sounds possible to produce twins in one pregnancy, but genetical changes that inflicts later generations sound extremely unlikely. Nazi-Germany wasn't posessing any weird scifi-space-age-technology. They lost the war. Mengele was a person I don't give any appreciation of his merits. He ought to be remembered not from the smily blue-eyed Brazilian kids, but from the numerous tortured and killed souls of Auschwitch.
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That is ridiculous. Mengele injected dye into childrens eyes to "make them more aryan", knowing of course that it would blind them. And, maybe with common sense, knowing it would not turn their eyes blue. THere is no way he actually managed something like this.
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This story would probably adapt into a movie of some sort, its so strange.
I could totally see some sort of horror movie loosely based on this. You have a town of twins... thats creepy. Add the nazi element and thats even creepier.
Village of the Damned - THE TRUE STORY. Dun dun duuun!
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