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Bhupathy’s shieldtail: New species of shieldtail snake discovered in Western Ghats

Scientists have discovered a new species of shieldtail snake named Bhupathy’s shieldtail from the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu. It is presently only known to exist in Anaikatty hills of Tamil Nadu which is dominated by deciduous type of vegetation. Key Facts Bhupathy’s shieldtail was named in honour of Dr Subramanian Bhupathy who was a ..