New reptile species found in Tanzania

By | January 5, 2009

Seventeen previously unknown species of reptiles and amphibians have been found in the threatened rainforests of eastern Tanzania, Italian and Tanzanian scientists reported on Monday.The haul of new species, which include chameleons, tree frogs and snakes, highlights the rich biodiversity of the East African country’s South Nguru Mountains region, they wrote in the journal Acta Herpetologica.

via NewsDaily: New reptiles found in Tanzania’s shrinking forests.

It’s always a new kind of snake or a new kind of frog. I’d like to see something new like a living archosaurs.

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