'Cocoa frog' may be among new species

  • Updated: October 12, 2013 - 4:56 PM
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In this handout photo released by Conservation International on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, a sleek chocolate-colored frog dubbed the “cocoa frog,” that may be new to science, is seen in Suriname. Biologists with the U.S.-based Conservation International say six frogs, 11 fish and numerous insects found in remote sections of Surinameís rain forest are among 60 creatures that may be new species. (AP Photo/Conservation International, Stuart V. Nielsen) ORG XMIT: MIN2013101112152930

 

Biologists with the U.S.-based Conservation International say six frogs, 11 fish and numerous insects found in remote sections of Suriname’s rainforest are among 60 creatures that may be new species. At left is a sleek chocolate-colored frog dubbed the “cocoa frog,” which may be new to science.

STUART V. NIELSEN • Conservation International

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