NEW SPECIES PICTURES: Flying Frog, Amber Gecko, More

NEW SPECIES PICTURES: Flying Frog, Amber Gecko, More
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In 1998 scientists discovered this orange-spotted snakehead, which is native to the streams, swamps, and ponds of the Indian state of Assam, according to an August 2009 WWF report.

Snakehead fish--sometimes dubbed "fishzillas" for their voracious attitudes and large sizes--have unusually primitive lungs, or air chambers, above their gills that enable them to breathe out of water. As the name suggests, the species' heads resemble those of serpents.
—Photograph courtesy Anders Lindersson/WWF Nepal
 
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