Scientists in Costa Rica discovered a new species of glassfrog that looks exactly like Kermit The Frog.

For decades Kermit has arguably been the most famous frog, but ironically there has never been a frog in the wild that resembled him—until now.
The scientific name for this real-life Kermit the Frog is Hyalinobatrachium dianae, and from the bright green color to the huge white eyeballs, the resemblance is spot on!

If you want to learn more about this Kermit-like frog, you can go through all the scientific stuff here.

In the meantime, share this with a friend who is a big Muppets fan.

We would like to share the exciting news about a newly discovered and described species of glassfrog, Hyalinobatrachium...

Posted by Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center on Wednesday, February 18, 2015