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Rare burrowing water snake discovered from Western Ghats in Maharashtra

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Hindustan Times

Publication Date
2017-09-13

A new species of a burrowing water snake or Aquatic Rhabdops was discovered from the north of Western Ghats in Maharashtra, Goa and northern Karnataka by scientists after an eight-year-long research. The snake was earlier wrongly identified as the Olive Forest Snake, which is found in the Wayand district of Kerala.

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