11/12/2010 05:29 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Unknown Lizard Species Discovered -- Grilled, At Restaurant

A new species of lizard has become a legend in its own lunchtime after being identified by scientists from the menu of a local restaurant in the region of Vietnam where it lives.

Specimens of the lizard are served up grilled with salad in restaurants of the Mekong Delta in south-west Vietnam, which led to the discovery that it was a species new to science.

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