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Tiny Lizard Species Found in the Andes

Tiny Lizard Species Found in the Andes

New Species, Reptiles March 16, 2016 at 2:54 pm

Colorful, spiky and only a few inches long, three new lizard species discovered in the Andes may be the cutest dragon stand-ins on Earth.  

A fascinating new red-eyed stream treefrog from Peru

A fascinating new red-eyed stream treefrog from Peru

Amphibians, New Species January 12, 2016 at 10:19 am

This tough looking frog, with its red eyes and menacing limbs is named named after the devil, Hyloscirtus diabolus.   It was found in Northeastern Peru.

New species of titi monkey discovered in remote Peruvian forest

New species of titi monkey discovered in remote Peruvian forest

Mammals, New Species August 17, 2015 at 12:00 am

A new species of monkey has been discovered on an expedition to the remote Urubamba river in Amazonian Peru. It has been named the Urubamba brown titi, Callicebus urubambensis.

Strikingly Colored New Frog Species Found in Peru

Strikingly Colored New Frog Species Found in Peru

Amphibians, New Species August 17, 2015 at 12:00 am

A new fleshbelly frog species, Noblella madreselva, has been discovered by an international team of scientists from Peru and the United States.

Tiny dragons found in the Andes

Tiny dragons found in the Andes

New Species, Reptiles April 6, 2015 at 3:04 pm

Colorful, spiky and only a few inches long, three new lizard species discovered in the Andes may be the cutest dragon stand-ins on Earth.  Woodlizards are often described as miniature dragons because of their probing eyes, richly patterned skin and rows of spikelike scales. Until now, only 12 species of the genus Enyalioides were known, and five of those were discovered in just the past seven years. Enyalioides sophiarothschildae is one of three new woodlizard species discovered in the Andes