This psychedelic-looking frog isnt actually a frog, but rather a toad; the Costa Rican variable harlequin toad to be more precise. Now listed on the critically endangered list, this guy can only be found in parts of Costa Rica and western Panama. However, though critically endangered there is still hope for the species. In 2007 there were a couple new species that were found, though they were found in limited numbers. These new species of the toad resulted in different colors than were seen before and really proved to be exciting for the scientific and conservationist groups with an interest. It shows that while there has been a decline in the species that there may be hope for it yet to come back to its former glory. .............................................................. #science #nature #animals #education

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