AFP

PHNOM PENH

A new species of legless amphibian resembling a giant earthworm or a snake has been discovered in a remote but threatened area of Cambodian rainforest, conservationists said on Friday. The grey-brown creature - Ichthyophis cardamomensis - was found in Cambodia’s southwest Cardamom Mountains, an area under threat from habitat loss, according to Fauna and Flora International (FFI).