New Legless Lizard Found

May 28, 2007

The 7-inch (18-centimeter) creature is not a serpent at all, but actually a completely new species of limbless lizard, said Sushil Kumar Dutta of North Orissa University.

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“The lizard is new to science and is an important discovery. It is not found anywhere else in the world,” Dutta told the Associated Press.

Excerpts from original article by Aalok Mehta.
Read the full article at National Geographic Online.

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