Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Frog So Transparent You Can See Its Internal Organs

Image: J. M. Guayasamin et al., 2017/ZooKeys

Hyalinobatrachium yaku is a newly-discovered species of glassfrog that lives in the Amazonian lowlands of Ecuador. Like other glassfrogs, it features transparent skin on its belly, but this tiny critter takes things to another level by exposing the entire contents of its underside—heart and head included.

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