Real-Life Kermit The Frog Discovered In Costa Rica

Brian Kubicki of the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center just discovered a new species of frog and the internet is FREAKING OUT.

Though that might have something to do with the fact that the new frog looks like this:


Say whaaaaat?!

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:

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