After years of searching, an elusive frog which was thought to be extinct, has been found in Cusaco National Park. This amphibian, known as the ‘rain’ frog due to its ability to absorb moisture from the athmosphere, was first discovered in 2008 after reports of extinction.
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Earlier this month, scientists from the California Academy conducted valuable research in the Galapagos. The team of scientists aboard the Johnson Sea-Link submersible made an exciting discovery of a new catshark species. This newly discovered species was later named after the award winning filmmaker, Al Giddings, who has previously filmed and produced a Galapagos program for the Discovery channel entitled Galapagos: Beyond Darwin. The species has been given the Latin name Bythaelurus giddingsi.
Scientists in the UK have made a remarkable discovery of a staggering number of a new crab species in South Georgia. This new crustacean currently has no scientific name; however, due to their apparent hairy chests, have been nicknamed ‘The Hoff’ after the American Baywatch star, David Hasselhoff.