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New frog from the Peruvian Andes is the first amphibian named after Sir David Attenbo

While there are already a number of species named after famous British broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough, including mammals, reptiles, invertebrates and plants, both extinct and extant, not until now has the host of the BBC Natural History's Life series been honored with an amphibian. A fleshbelly frog, recently discovered in a montane forest in Peru, is to be commonly known as the Attenborough's Rubber Frog.



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