A new tree frog from Brazil, with unusual bright orange eyes

Main report: New Species of Scinax Tree Frog from Brazil
(Gone Froggin')
Other Reporting: PPBio, SciencyThoughts, National Geographic
Scientific Paper: Zookeys   
New Taxa: Scinax onca
Common Name: Jaguar Snouted Treefrog
Species named for: the Jaguar, Pantera onca
Categories: Amphibians | New Species

A new species of tree frog was discovered in the Amazon Rain forest of Brazil.   The new species of Snouted tree frog was named  the Jaguar Snouted tree frog (Scinax oncabecause of it’s similar coloration to jaguars and that the researchers encountered many jaguars during the field work.

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