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Scientists rediscover wood snake last seen in 1878

  • 12/03/2019
  • A species of wood snake that wasn’t seen for 140 years has resurfaced in a survey conducted by scientists in the Meghamalai Wildlife Sanctuary. The species, endemic to the Meghamalai forests and the Periyar Tiger Reserve landscape.
  •  “The snake is a ‘point endemic’ (found only in Meghamalai).