The Huffington Post reporter Casey Chan wrote on 4/21 that a scientist has found "Kermit the Frog" in real life and it’s a species of glassfrog justrecently discovered called Hyalinobatrachium dianae in Costa Rica. It’s bright green just like Kermit, has big white adorable eyeballs just like Kermit and the males have a very unique mating call.
The resemblance is uncanny.Recently discovered by Brian Kubicki of Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center.
For the facebook link to the center: https://www.facebook.com/cramphibian
We would like to share the exciting news about a newly discovered and described species of glassfrog, Hyalinobatrachium dianae, from the Caribbean slopes of Costa Rica. This new species is named in honor of the senior author’s mother Janet Diane Kubicki. With the addition of this newly described species, Costa Rica is known to have 14 glassfrogs inhabiting its tiny national territory! To access the abstract of this new species description you can go to the following link. http://www.mapress.com/