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Scientists Dig Up New Limbless Amphibian In India
2012-04-26 04:43:35

A joint team of UK and Indian scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of worm-like amphibian living near Kerala, India.


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Rubber Eel
2014-01-28 12:11:00

The Rubber eel (Typhlonectes natans) is a species of amphibian and a member of the Typhlonectidae family. The caecilian species  is native to Columbia, Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago. The Rubber eel inhabits tropical or subtropical areas, preferring marshes, lakes and river habitats. The species is extremely adaptable. Habitat pollution and degradation are not threats because of the amphibian’s resiliency. The Rubber eel is known to measure between 17.75 to 21.5 inches. Its color...

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