This frog is getting a complete lotta love.
Scientists who found a brand new frog species within the misty mountains of Ecuador have named the tiny amphibian after Led Zeppelin, the Guardian reported.
Pristimantis ledzeppelin — which interprets to “Led Zeppelin’s Rain Frog” — was discovered within the Andes Mountains final 12 months by scientists David Brito-Zapata and Carolina Reyes-Puig.
“The identify honors Led Zeppelin and their extraordinary music,” the 2 researchers mentioned within the Neotropical Biodiversity Journal, which first reported their findings.
“Led Zeppelin was a British rock band fashioned in London in 1968, and progenitors of each arduous rock and heavy metallic,” they rambled on.
The small, coppery-eyed frog is a part of the pristimantis genus, which consists of practically 570 species, many discovered alongside the South American mountain vary.
Scientists consider the Zeppelin frog seemingly exists solely within the distant Cordillera del Condor in Ecuador close to the Peruvian border.
In addition they urged that the brand new species be protected — lest they be trampled beneath foot.