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Scientists have discovered three new species of frogs in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh.

According to a report recently published in a science journal, these three species of tiny frogs were discivered by scientists of Zoological Survey of India.

The new species discovered from Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary have been named as ‘Liurana himalayana’, ‘Liurana indica’ and ‘Liurana minuta’.

The specimens of the new frog species were collected by another scientist of ZSI in Itanagar during 2015-16 as part of the documentation of faunal diversity in the protected area.

A study has been published in a science journal, the ‘Records of the Zoological Survey of India’, which confirmed that the species are new discoveries.

Earlier, the team of scientists had also found a rare frog species, Megophrys pachyproctus, from Tale Valley Wildlife Sanctuary.


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