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Old 06-15-2017, 07:32 PM   #1
JColt
'Extinct' Venomous Snake Rediscovered




Most people have never heard of the Albany adder—a small, venomous snake native to South Africa with a brilliantly patterned body and pointy eyebrows. The extremely rare reptile hadn't been seen in almost a decade, and scientists feared it was extinct—until now.

A team of herpetologists recently announced the discovery of a lifetime—four Albany adders, alive and well.

The expedition had set out last November to find the long-lost snake, and after a week of scouring bushes, lifting up rocks, and cautiously peeking into holes, team member Michael Adams spotted a six-inch-long female slithering across the road.

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http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2...snake-extinct/
 
Old 06-15-2017, 07:53 PM   #2
Robert Walker
Thanks for sharing fun stuff all the time Joe.
 
Old 06-15-2017, 11:03 PM   #3
WebSlave
Hmm, well after recently reading Stolen World and The Lizard King, I guess I have to wonder who is going to be first person to legally *cough!* import some of these critters into the USA to offer them for sale.....
 

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