New species of lizard found in Peru nationwide park

New species of lizard

LIMA: Scientists have found a brand new species of lizard in a protected pure space in Cusco, southeastern Peru, nationwide park officers stated Monday.
“Otishi Nationwide Park reveals a brand new species of lizard to science,” the Nationwide Service of State-Protected Pure Areas stated in an announcement.
The brand new species, named “Proctoporus titans,” was discovered excessive within the Andes mountains at an altitude of three,241 meters (10,600 ft).
The lizard is darkish grey with yellow and gold flecks on its sides and head. It has a tail that’s longer than its physique, and grooved dorsal scales and prefrontal scales.
The Otishi Nationwide Park is a protected space within the Cusco and Junín area, overlaying nearly 306,000 hectares (756,000 acres) of mountainous forests.

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