New Pit Viper Species in India Named After Harry Potter Character

Apr 21, 2020
On the Web
by Editor in Chief

On the Web - Researchers in India have named a new pit viper species after Salazar Slytherin, one of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter characters. The bright green viper, Salazar’s pit viper (Trimeresurus salazar), is found in the lowlands of western Arunachal Pradesh.

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