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This image released by Lucasfilm shows Ethann Isidore, from left, Harrison Ford and Phoebe Waller-Bridge in a scene from "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny." (Lucasfilm Ltd. via AP)

Sorry, Indiana Jones. New snake species in Peru named after actor Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford's character Indiana Jones was known for hating snakes, often providing a laugh line in the action movies, but the actor says he doesn't mind them. In reality, a new species of snake discovered in Peru's Otishi National Park in the Andes Mountains was named for Mr. Ford to honor his charitable work, the scientists that found the serpent said. Published August 16, 2023