First up we have what looks like some sort of demon toad...
|The toad and its bat prey in Cerros de Amotape National Park. Photograph courtesy Yufani Olaya and PeruNature.com|
Next up is an actual Bat Frog! Named "Dendropsophus ozzyi" in honor of Ozzy Osbourne, who supposedly bit off the head of a bat at a Black Sabbath concert in 1981.
Ozzy is likely just beside himself with joy.
|PHOTOGRAPH BY PEDRO PELOSO|
Don't forget to check out the links. I just skimmed the surface. There is more info contained in the original articles.
More celebrity critters: (Discovery News Video)
Personally, I can easily see either one of these critters showing up in a fantasy novel someday. So what about you? Heard or read (or seen) any strange critters lately that you think would fit right into a fantasy world? Inquiring minds want to know!