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Arise Hyloscirtus princecharlesi, frog named after Prince Charles

The orange-and-black tree frog was named because of His Royal Highness's conservation work, not his looks.
Prince Charles frog 5 7 2012Enlarge
Conservation organization Amphibian Ark decided to name the new species after Prince Charles in recognition of his efforts to save the rainforest. (Amphibian Ark/Courtesy)
It's usually a frog that turns into a prince, but this time, it's the prince that's become a frog. Specifically, the Hyloscirtus princecharlesi, or Prince Charles stream tree frog.

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