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New snake species hiding in plain sight

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2017-12-21

Samuel McDowell, the late herpetologist and professor at Rutgers-Newark, spent a good part of his life studying ground snakes in New Guinea. Forty years later, Sara Ruane – who joined the Department of Biological Sciences faculty last semester – was able to find evidence that the snakes McDowell studied were, in fact, a new species of reptiles that have been hiding in plain sight.

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https://phys.org/news/2017-12-snake-species-plain-sight.html