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Snake: A venomous snake on the Tibetan Plateau found in a museum

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Gloydius lipipengi – a new species

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Imagine a habitat with frequent venomous snakes, reminiscent of scorching deserts and humid rainforests. However, some venomous snakes breed in the frigid mountainous areas where most reptiles cannot live. Two new venomous snake species inhabiting the Tibetan Plateau have just been described.

Two new species are Asian pit vipers (Mamushi), A group of venomous snakes related to rattlesnakes and lance heads. Approximately 20 species are found mainly in China and Russia, and they are …

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2293904-venomous-viper-species-from-the-tibetan-plateau-discovered-in-museum/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=home Snake: A venomous snake on the Tibetan Plateau found in a museum

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