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The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and an international committee of taxonomists â€“ scientists responsible for species exploration and classification â€“ today announce the top 10 new species described in 2008.
Residents of the wealthy Caribbean nation of Barbados are up in arms over the recent discovery of a small snake.
The smallest snake known to man has been discovered on the Caribbean island of Barbados, a U.S. expert says. Blair Hedges, an evolutionary biologist at Pennsylvania State University, came across the tiny species in a forest in the east of Barbados.
The world's smallest species of snake, with adults averaging just under four inches in length, has been identified on the Caribbean island of Barbados.
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