Newly discovered rain frog named after Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg

A new type of frog has been named after Greta Thunberg, the climate activist from Sweden. Greta Thunberg is the latest celebrity to have an animal named after her. The newly-discovered frog species has been named “Pristimantis gretathunbergae” by a scientific journal. Approximately a decade ago, the frog was found in a mountain range in the Panamanian rainforest.

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Two scientists, Abel Batista of Panama and Konrad Mebert of Switzerland, discovered this frog initially. A team of scientists found the frog on Cerro Chucantí, an island surrounded by lowland tropical rainforest in eastern Panama.

Source: Geo News