Scientists Discover 163 New Species

Scientists Discover 163 New Species

2. "Ziggy Stardust" Snake, Parafimbrios lao, Laos

© Alexandre Teynie

Rainbow-headed snake native to Laos that some at WWF have likened to David Bowie's "Ziggy Stardust" character. The 111th snake species recorded in the country. Distinct from close relatives because of the unique coloration pattern and different number of scale rows and upper teeth.

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