A camouflaged glassfrog, these frogs remove RBCs from circulation and hide them in their livers

Credit : Science Journal

The leaf-like appearance of glassfrogs results from highly transparent muscle and belly skin tissue in combination with their translucent green dorsal skin. To maintain tissue transparency, these frogs remove most light-absorbing red blood cells from circulation and hide them in their mirrored livers. 

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