Scientists stunned! Sea snakes feared extinct found at Ningaloo Reef

Two species of sea snakes, both listed as critically endangered and previously feared to be extinct, have been discovered living off the Western Australian coast . Researchers said the discovery of the short-nosed sea snake on Ningaloo Reef and the rare leaf-scaled sea snake at Shark Bay were the first time they had been spotted alive and healthy in 15 years. Their only previous known habitat was nearly 2,000 kilometres away on Ashmore Reef in the Timor Sea, but they disappeared from there, a phenomenon scientists were at a loss to explain. Read the article here 08:39

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