A marvelous new glassfrog from Amazonian Ecuador

Main report: New species of frog from the Neotropics carries its heart on its skin
(Pensoft Blog)
Other Reporting: ResearchGate, SciNews (video)
Scientific Paper: Zookeys    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Hyalinobatrachium yaku
Species named for: yaku is the Kichwa word for water
Categories: Amphibians | New Species

A recently discovered new species of glass frog from Amazonian Ecuador fully exposes its heart thanks to the transparent skin stretching all over its chest as well as tummy.

Juvenile of Hyalinobatrachium yaku. Pensoft

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