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Bengaluru | May 4, 2020
Meet Salazar’s pit viper – a new snake species named after the parseltongue wizard

Salazar Slytherin – the parseltongue wizard who talks with snakes in J.K. Rowling’s fantasy Harry Potter is not just a mystical character name of the Potterverse anymore! Now, its found a place in India’s biodiversity as a newly discovered pit viper from Arunachal Pradesh has been named after this character. 

General, Science, Ecology, Deep-dive
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