A frog that can glow in the dark found in South America

  • 17 March 2017
Glow in the dark tree frog Image copyright AFP
Image caption This tree frog can make itself 30% brighter

Scientists in the South American country of Argentina have discovered a Tree Frog that can glow in the dark.

It's official name is Hypsiboas punctatus and it's the first frog ever discovered that can do this.

Image copyright EPA
Image caption Way to glow little guys

They're not alone though, other creatures such fish, scorpions and birds have been known to be able glow.

Scientists believe the frogs glow as a way to communicate with each other.

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