The glass frog is a small (1-3 inch) transparent frog that evolved in South America and has spread (a couple times) to Central America. It's a biology lesson that lets you see beneath its skin.

The glass frog is a small (1-3 inch) transparent frog that evolved in South America and has spread (a couple times) to Central America. It's a biology lesson that lets you see beneath its skin.

Transparent Frogs

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Researchers found Hyalinobatrachium anachoretus residing much higher in the mountains than other species in this genus. Photograph by Evan Tworney

Researchers found Hyalinobatrachium anachoretus residing much higher in the mountains than other species in this genus. Photograph by Evan Tworney

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These Mutant Transparent Frogs Are Worrying Scientists

glass frog was photographed in the Monteverde cloud forest in Costa Rica by cabin attendant and photographer Nic Reusens.

Glass hopper: The astonishing transparent frogs of Costa Rica's cloud forest

glass frog was photographed in the Monteverde cloud forest in Costa Rica by cabin attendant and photographer Nic Reusens.

Crystal Frog. Amazing to be able to see the innards. Must be very unusual.

Crystal Frog. Amazing to be able to see the innards. Must be very unusual.

Glass frogs typically range in size from 20 to 30 millimetres, but some species, like centrolene geckoideum from the Pacific Andean slopes of Colombia and Ecuador, reach larger sizes.'

Glass hopper: The astonishing transparent frogs of Costa Rica's cloud forest

Glass frogs typically range in size from 20 to 30 millimetres, but some species, like centrolene geckoideum from the Pacific Andean slopes of Colombia and Ecuador, reach larger sizes.'

Hyalinobatrachium yaku  Scientists discover transparent frog / Boing Boing

Hyalinobatrachium yaku Scientists discover transparent frog / Boing Boing

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