'Lost' snake species found on Mexican island

May 20, 2014 9:56 PM

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MEXICO CITY (AP) - A species of snake that had been "lost" for almost 80 years has been re-discovered on a remote Mexican island.

According to a study published in the PLOS ONE scientific journal, the Clarion nightsnake was found again on one of the Revillagigedo Islands, more than 400 miles (650 kilometers) off Mexico's Pacific coast.

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