Though that might have something to do with the fact that the new frog looks like this:
Let’s look again:
The resemblance is uncanny!
The new species (Hyalinobatrachium dianae) was discovered in Costa Rica’s Talamanca mountains:
And bears a number of striking similarities with other glass frogs, including distinctive calls, and of course, semi-translucent skin.
So far, the research team that discovered the new species has found 6 specimens, each with a distinct constellation of features (including variations in coloration, skin texture, and call). The team is incredibly excited by the find, however, as its very existence “is a good indicator of the general health of the eco-system.”
And just because: