Saint Lucia Racer- Thought to be Extinct. Not.

Jul 22, 2012
The Reptile Report
by Editor in Chief

The Reptile Report - A snake that scientists had declared extinct long ago has been found living in a nature reserve on a tiny isle just off the east Caribbean island of St. Lucia, conservationists said Tuesday.

At least 11 St. Lucia Racer snakes were spotted and tagged by a group of international scientists hunting for the snake in the Maria Islands reserve, which is part of St. Lucia and located about one kilometer (0.6 miles) south of the main island, according to the British-based Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

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Read the blog of one of Rob Williams, one of the herpers leading the search, HERE.

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