New Snake-Species Discovered in Remote Tanzania Forest

Main report: New Snake-Species Discovered in Remote Tanzania Forest
(NBC News)

Scientific Paper: Zootaxa    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Atheris matildae
Common Name: Matilda's Horned Viper
Species named for: TRBD's daughter Matilda Davenport
Categories: New Species | Reptiles
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A new type of snake, a species of bush viper, was discovered in southern Tanzania during a recent biological survey. The snake’s exact location is being kept secret to protect the visually striking black-and-yellow snake from illegal pet collectors.

Matilda's Horned Viper, named after the daughter of one of the researchers, is a new species of bush viper.

Matilda’s Horned Viper, named after the daughter of one of the researchers, is a new species of bush viper.

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