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  • Ziggy Stardust snake, litter frog and Klingon newt among new finds - Siliconrepublic.com

    Ziggy Stardust snake, litter frog and Klingon newt among new finds - Siliconrepublic.com;

    The orange-eyed litter frog (Leptolalax isos), found in the Greater Mekong subregion. Image: Jodi Rowley/Australian Museum. Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Pin on Pinterest Share on Reddit Email this to ...and more »

  • Rainbow Snake, Klingon Newt Among 163 Newfound Species - National Geographic

    Rainbow Snake, Klingon Newt Among 163 Newfound Species - National Geographic;

    The Klingon newt, found in northeastern Thailand, has a burgundy body and black markings that make it easy to spot amid the greenery of the surrounding area. Tylototriton anguliceps' distinctive skull shape is reminiscent of that of Lieutenant Worf and ...and more »

  • Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong region in South-East Asia - Telegraph.co.uk

    Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong region in South-East Asia - Telegraph.co.uk;

    A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, conservation group WWF said on Monday, adding rapid development in the area, from dams to mines, was ...and more »

  • 163 new species, including 'Klingon Newt', discovered - Fox News

    163 new species, including 'Klingon Newt', discovered - Fox News;

    Tylototriton anguliceps is his name, but Klingon Newt is much easier to pronounce. Someone decided he looks like a Klingon from “Star Trek”, so that's what the World Wildlife Fund is calling him. He's a newt found in Thailand that, if he's lucky, can ...and more »

  • Here's a newt that kind of looks like a Klingon - Popular Science

    Here's a newt that kind of looks like a Klingon - Popular Science;

    This intergalactic amphibian (Tylototriton anguliceps, one of a handful of newt species native to Thailand) is just one of a staggering 163 new species found along the Mekong River in Southeast Asia in 2015. "From its origins in China's Tibetan-Qinghai ...and more »

  • 'Klingon Newt' and 'Ziggy Stardust' Snake: New Species Found in Asia - Live Science

    'Klingon Newt' and 'Ziggy Stardust' Snake: New Species Found in Asia - Live Science;

    The so-called "Klingon newt" Tylototriton anguliceps isn't as tough as its "Star Trek" alien eponym, and is threatened by deforestation. Credit: Porrawee Pomchote. A newt that resembles a Klingon from "Star Trek" and a snake with iridescent rainbow ...and more »

  • Rainbow-headed snake, rare wild banana among 163 new species discovered in Greater Mekong region: WWF - Mongabay.com

    Rainbow-headed snake, rare wild banana among 163 new species discovered in Greater Mekong region: WWF - Mongabay.com;

    In 2015, scientists discovered 163 new species — nine amphibians, three mammals, 11 fish, 14 reptiles and 126 plants — in the Greater Mekong region, according to a report compiled by WWF. Rainbow-headed snake, rare wild banana among 163 new ...and more »

  • Over 150 new species uncovered in Greater Mekong region - Science Recorder

    Over 150 new species uncovered in Greater Mekong region - Science Recorder;

    More than 150 new species were discovered in Southeast Asia's Greater Mekong region last year. Photo: A new species of newt called the tylototriton anguliceps in Chiang Rai on Sept. 15, 2014. PORRAWEE POMCHOTE. 228. SHARES. ShareTweetReddit ...and more »

  • 'Klingon newt' among 150 new species found in Mekong region - Asia Times

    'Klingon newt' among 150 new species found in Mekong region - Asia Times;

    A rainbow-headed snake, a tiny frog and a lizard with dragon-like horns are among more than 150 new species confirmed by scientists last year in the ecologically diverse but threatened Mekong region, researchers said on Monday. Winding its way from the ...and more »

  • Researchers Discovered 163 New Species in Just One Region, and Many Face Extinction - Futurism

    Researchers Discovered 163 New Species in Just One Region, and Many Face Extinction - Futurism;

    In 2015, researchers discovered 163 new species in the Greater Mekong subregion, an area in Asia that covers 1 million square miles. The area is under constant threat of industrial development, so many of its species are in danger of going extinct ...and more »