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Salazar’s Pit Viper

A new species of pit viper snake, named after Harry Potter character, was discovered in Pakke Tiger Reserve of Arunachal Pradesh. About the Species The Salazar Pit Viper is a bright green snake that was discovered in Arunachal Pradesh. Also known as Trimeresurus Salazar, it has an orange-red stripe running from the lower border of ..


India’s newest pit viper found in Arunachal Pradesh

A team of herpetologists led by Ashok Captain have described a new species of reddish-brown pit viper — a venomous snake with a unique heat-sensing system — from a forest in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. The discovery makes the Arunachal pit viper (Trimeresurus arunachalensis) the second serpent to have been discovered after the ..