The creatures were isolated millions of years ago when the continents were shifting around the planet, researchers say.
The discovery is based on remains found in the Khok Kruat geologic formation in Khorat, in central Thailand.
The non-native snake species has been hugely damaging to local wildlife, and the state government is on a drive to clear the reptiles.
Scientists believe that the Earth is currently going through its sixth mass extinction event.
The snake is named Cenaspis aenigma, Latin for "mysterious dinner snake."
Ancient DNA adds new elephant species to the mix.
Some 5,000 feet beneath the surface of the sea lies a world of weird and wonderful species.
Asian Tiger Mosquito and the Yellow Fever Mosquito can carry the Zika and Dengue viruses.
These pests might be more of a threat to livestock than to humans, but so far none have been found with any human diseases.
"Federal protections for wolves are essential to help the species recover and expand."
The bats have tongues as long as their bodies.
The unique animals have to be saved from extinction just like the cuddly tigers and elephants.
Elon Musk believes humans need to have already established colonies away from Earth.
She was hiking with her daughters when they spotted the creature in a tree.
Earlier this month, the actress said Ratner forced her to perform oral sex on him. She has now revealed an encounter with Weinstein, as well.
It's still coming, six years later.
The two-ton Hoodwinker sunfish doesn't have lumps, bumps or a snout, as other sunfish have.
The royal ceremony is an ancient Brahminical rite that heralds the start of the new rice-growing season.
The Sericomyrmex radioheadi was recently discovered in the Venezuelan Amazon.