10 Transparent Animals

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Glass Frog

Order: Frogs
Family: Glassfrogs
Habitat: Southern Mexico, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina

Who said frogs had to be green? They shimmer in the most amazing colors. Especially the poison dart frog. But one frog decided to opt for no color at all. It’s see-through.

Through its belly, you can see right through to its organs: heart, liver and intestines. Gross! And fascinating. So what’s the point? The solution: camouflage. Because it’s see-through, it’s hard to tell it apart from its surroundings. Its enemies struggle to see it.

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