New Species Of Wood Lizards In Ecuador And Peru

April 6, 2015 8:43 PM

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When it comes to lizards, there are over 4,500 species known at the moment with more being continually discovered. The most recent find involved three new species of wood lizards that were classified as new all at once. This is highly unusual and a great success for the scientific community.

Scientists were able to locate three new new species of wood lizards, as seen at Ecuador Travel, and they are referring to as “dwarf dragons” due to their dragon-like appearance. They were located in the Andes Mountains in the South American countries of Ecuador and Peru. These new species of wood l...

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