New frog species discovered in Western Ghats, named after former DU vice-chancellor

Source: Indian Express What is the News? A team of Delhi University researchers has discovered a new frog species in the Western Ghats and has named it “Minervarya Pentali”. About Minervarya Pentali: Minervarya Pentali is a new frog species from the genus Minervarya. It is also among the smallest known Minervarya frogs. The species was… Continue reading New frog species discovered in Western Ghats, named after former DU vice-chancellor

Odisha rolls out conservation plan for Ganjam Slender Gecko

Source: Down To Earth What is the News? Odisha’s forest officials have announced measures to preserve the newly discovered tiny gecko species named Ganjam Slender Gecko. About Ganjam Slender Gecko Ganjam Slender Gecko is a tiny gecko species of the genus Hemiphyllodactylus. The species was first spotted within the premises of a temple at Humma… Continue reading Odisha rolls out conservation plan for Ganjam Slender Gecko