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Discovered nosoroga dragons, which has seen more than a hundred years

Scientists discovered on the island of Sumatra nosoroga a lizard of a species which biologists have not met for almost 130 years. It is reported ScienceNews.

At the end of the XVIII century Italian Explorer Elio Modigliani was brought to the natural history Museum of Genoa unusual reptile with a horn on the tip of the nose. Subsequently, the reptile was named in honor of the scientist lizard Modigliani (Harpesaurus modiglianii), or nosorogi dragon.