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Gekko Mizoramensis

May 23 , 2023 424 days 391 0
  • Researchers from the Mizoram University and the MaxPlanck Institute for Biology, Tubingen, Germany, found a new species of gecko in Mizoram along the Indo-Myanmar border.
  • There are 13 species of them throughout the world.
  • They are found in Southeast Asia.
  • The species found inhabiting Mizoram.
  • It has previously been discovered in parts of South Asia including Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia.
  • Geckos are small, mostly carnivorous lizards found in warm climates throughout the world.
  • The new species, which is around 20 cm in length, is an arboreal that lives on trees.

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