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New Viper Species discovered by Indian Herpetologists in Arunachal Pradesh

The Indian Herpetologists discovered new species of viper family in the Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh. It has been named after a fictional character, Salazar Slytherin. Highlights This is the second species of viper that was discovered in Arunachal Pradesh. However, there are more 48 species of viper in the region (across South East ..

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 New Viper species Discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

A team of herpetologists (specialized in study of reptiles and amphibians) have discovered a more advanced new species of reddish-brown pit viper from Arunachal Pradesh. Their discovery was published in Russian Journal of Herpetology. About the Viper Scientific Name (of discovered Arunachal pit viper): Trimeresurus arunachalensis. This discovery of new species makes Arunachal Pradesh only ..

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