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  1. Newly discovered frog looks just like Kermit the FrogRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WTKS-AM Savannah

    ... the discovery of a new glass frog species. Hyalinobatrachium dianae -- was found on the Carribbean foothills of Costa Rica. The frog was named after Janet Diane Kubicki, the mother of Brian Kubicki, the study's senior author. This new discovery is ...

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  2. Newly discovered species of frog looks JUST like KermitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Radio Times

    Hyalinobatrachium dianae nope, we can't pronounce it either may not roll off the tongue with quite the ease of Kermit the Frog, but the new species bears more than a passing resemblance to the much-loved Muppet. The glass frog was recently discovered by scientist Brian Kubicki in Costa Rica and has skin so translucent its organs are visible.

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  3. Newly discovered glass frog has transparent belly, looks like KermitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | CNET News.com

    When you're a superstar Muppet, apparently you have to hide out in the jungles of Costa Rica to avoid the paparazzi. While the newly discovered species of glass frog has a remarkable belly, it's the eyes that will remind you of a certain someone .

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  4. Newly discovered frog species looks like KermitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... they believe that it may aid in camouflage. Of the 149 species of glass frogs in the world, 14 of them reside in Costa Rica, with the others scattered throughout South and Central America. Although Costa Rica is a common research destination for ...

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  5. The frogs are only found in certain parts of CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Kermit is that you? New species of glass frog found A Minnesota scientist in Costa Rica has discovered a new species of glass frog. Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://usat.ly/1yMCefJ Kermit the Frog, left, and Miss Piggy arrive at the World Premiere of "Muppets Most Wanted," on March 11, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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  6. Newly discovered Costa Rican frog looks eerily similar to a famous MuppetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Examiner.com

    A new frog species was found in the Caribbean foothills of Costa Rica. Scientists named it Hyalinobatrachium dianae, but it looks very similar to Kermit the Frog.

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  7. New Species Of Frog Discovered - Looks Just Like Kermit The FrogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WDRM-FM Hutsville

    has been found in Costa Rica. Similar to the glass frog, the lime-colored amphibian has translucent skin on its underside and has eyes that make it look like the famous Muppet, The frog's translucent belly makes its internal organs easy to see, but ...

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  8. The G.711 Codec Now Available from the Digital Signal Processing Experts at Inband Software, Inc.Read the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | PR.com

    ... is a Delaware corporation that is headquartered in San Jose California, with a development center in San Jose, Costa Rica. Since 2009, Inband Software has been providing high quality DSP software development thanks to its team of extremely talented ...

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  9. Scientists Claim They Found a New Species of Frog, and It Looks Like KermitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Time

    ... called Hyalinobatrachium dianae in the Talamanca Mountains. "With the addition of this newly described species, Costa Rica is known to have 14 glassfrogs inhabiting its tiny national territory," according to a statemen t on the center's Facebook ...

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  10. Collected Department Releases: Coordinator for Cyber Issues Christopher Painter Travels to Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | State Department

    U.S. Department of State Coordinator for Cyber Issues Christopher Painter will travel to San Jose, Costa Rica, April 2021, to speak at the South School for Internet Governance, which is a program that trains new leaders in all aspects related to Internet Governance from a global perspective, with a special focus on Latin America and the Caribbean region.

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  11. Canadian girls believe and move on to World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2010 | Examiner.com

    No one gave them much of a chance, but Canada's under 17 girls were not listening as they went out and halted the march of an "unstoppable" USA team last night in Alajuela, Costa Rica to earn their spot in September's World Cup. Over the course of their first three games, the Americans were the awe inspiring class of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament, rolling up 32 goals while allowing their opponents barely a sniff of a goal.

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  12. Newly discovered frog looks amazingly like KermitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | CBS News

    The H. dianae glassfrog, newly discovered in Costa Rica, bears an uncanny resemblance to Kermit the Frog of the Muppets. Brian Kubicki has been studying amphibians in Costa Rica for 17 years, dedicating thousands of hours to fieldwork in the country's tropical rainforests.

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  13. Mexican businessman rescued from Costa Rica kidnapping ringRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Inside Costa Rica

    April 20th, 2015 Costa Rica's Judicial Investigative Police were able to rescue a Mexican businessman on Friday who had been held captive in Tes Rios, Alajuela by a Costa Rica-based kidnapping ring since April 11th, the OIJ told reporters in a statement. "The rescue was carried out last Friday in Alajuela province outside a dwelling, where they were apparently keeping the victim, and at the moment when a man guarding him brought him out to move him to another location," the OIJ said in a statement.

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  14. Does this frog look like Kermit?Read the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Looks like Kermit has a doppelganger! Similar to the glass frog, the new species known as Hyalinobatrachium dianae has been discovered in the Talamanca mountains of Costa Rica. The green-colored frog has translucent skin which allows its organs to show through.

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  15. New species of frog found in Costa Rica looks just like KermitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Mashable

    A new species of frog called the Hyalinobatrachium dianae has been found in Costa Rica. Similar to the glass frog, the lime-colored amphibian has translucent skin on its underside and has eyes that make it look like the famous Muppet, Kermit .

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  16. Costa Rica's Daniel Oduber airport doubled in passengers since 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Inside Costa Rica

    April 20th, 2015 The Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste has more than doubled the number of passengers it handles over the last five years, according to Costa Rica's civil aviation authorities. The airport received 755,000 travelers in 2014, representing 17% of the country's total international air passengers, estimated at 4.4 million.

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  17. Reports from Cuba: The Forbidden Fruit for CubansRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Babalu Blog

    Any farmer caught selling to the general population the strawberries that he cultivates will be fined 1000 CUP* and have his land confiscated Cubanet.org, Isis Marquez, Havana, 17 April 2015 - The strawberry is the forbidden fruit for Cubans. Its limited national production is for tourists and for the olive green hierarchy.

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  18. Up to 200% Extra Credit in April and May When Expats Make a Top Up...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | PRWeb

    Up to 200% Extra Credit in April and May When Expats Make a Top Up Home to a Mobile in Honduras, Costa Rica or Ecuador on MobileRecharge.com Expats' family and friends in Honduras, Costa Rica and Ecuador receive free national & international calls, SMS and data for Internet traffic each time someone abroad refills their mobile phone. Expats from Ecuador, Honduras or Costa Rica can send extra credit for national and international calls as well as data, when making a top up of a mobile in their motherland until the end of April.

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  19. Palms International Real Estate Costa Rica Announces the Top 5 Reasons...Read the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | PRWeb

    With the launch of The Hacienda Club at Hacienda Pinilla, a luxury Private Residence Club, Palms International Real Estate explains the benefits of using Fractional Ownership to purchase and enjoy a luxury vacation home in paradise. At the Hacienda Club, owners enjoy stunning 3 and 4 bedroom, hacienda style villas in a gated golf and beach resort on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast With a 128% increase in inquires and sales over the first 90 days of 2015 vs. 2014, the exclusive Hacienda Club, a luxury fractional Private Residence Club at Hacienda Pinilla in Guanacaste, Costa Rica has set the bar for fractional Residence Clubs in Latin and Central America.

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  20. Million-dollar dogfight over online pet-food retailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Philly.com

    The investors' 5,000-square-foot house in Playa Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, is now rented to travelers for $8,000 a week. William B. Fretz Jr. and John P. Freeman thought they had hit a low point in 2009, when one of their biggest clients - and one of the state's premier power brokers - was convicted of corruption.

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