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Biologist discovers new snake species after it slithers on to his head

The researchers said there are probably less than a thousand of these snakes on Earth and this small population means they are highly vulnerable. It is now known that there are at least a dozen West Indian boa species. The hope is to protect these new animals, and to prevent them from going extinct not long after having been discovered. Last year, a group of scientists were asleep on a remote island in the Bahamas when one of them was awakened by a snake: a new species of boa ...






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