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New snake matildas horned viper 20120111

New snake matildas horned viper 20120111

A new snake species was discovered in southwest Tanzania. The snake is called Matilda's Horned Viper (Atheris matildae) after the 7-year-old daughter of Tim Davenport, director of the Wildlife Conservation Society in Tanzania one of the three people who discovered the viper.

Tim Davenport/WCS