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Newly discovered species of venomous snake named after Metallica’s James Hetfield

Posted by on August 31, 2020

  A newly discovered species of a snake has been named after Metallica frontman James Hetfield.  The venomous “Atheris hetfieldi” was discovered by a group of scientists led by Dr. Luis Ceriaco and Mariana Marques on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea at the base of a volcano. A species of African Bush Viper, it’s defining […]

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