The Río Negro Stream frog, (Hyloscirtus tolkieni) has been discovered and named after J.R.R. Tolkien- author of the Lord of the Rings. This amphibian lives in streams in the Ecuadorian Andes. A large portion of its habitat lies in the Negro-Sopladora National Park which is a protected area.
Learn more: https://reptilesmagazine.com/hyloscirtus-tolkieni-stream-frog-discovered-in-andes-named-after-j-r-r-tolkien/?vgo_ee=cjA61L%2BJkZIyaTpTFNCGcDpxdzkQNl9LgdxZ9pnzLRY%3D
Photo: Forest and stream by Jonathan Lampel