New species of frog from the Neotropics carries its heart on its skin

Posted by | June 18, 2017 | Science | No Comments

In the Neotropics, there is a whole group of so-called glassfrogs that amaze with their transparent skin covering their bellies and showing their organs underneath. A recently discovered new species from Amazonian Ecuador, however, goes a step further to fully expose its heart thanks to the transparent skin stretching all over its chest as well as tummy.

New species of frog from the Neotropics carries its heart on its skin
Source: weird science