What was thought to be a singing snake is really a tree frog.

Main report: 'Singing Snake' Busted: Real Voice Behind Legend Discovered
Other Reporting: LiveScience, ScienceDaily, Mongabay
Scientific Paper: Zookeys    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Tepuihyla shushupe
Species named for: local name for the bushmaster Lachesis muta.
Categories: Amphibians | New Species | Species Discovery
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Calls of the newly discovered tree frog species Tepuihyla shushupe have long been mistaken for the “songs” of a bushmaster viper.

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