28 November, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment
News: Researchers have discovered a new species of non-venomous burrowing snake in Arunachal Pradesh, named Trachischium apteii.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the discovered snake species and its location, about Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS)
About the snake species
Source: The Hindu
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