A Wild Calypso Orchid grows in heavily forested areas. The orchid is also know as the Fairy slipper or Venus's slipper. The species range of the calypso orchid is circumpolar. Found in the northern United States, Canada, Scandinavia, Russia & Japan.
Transparency is a trait shared by all living glass frogs. In some species though, such as the Condor Glass Frog (Centrolene condor), the ventral peritoneum is white anteriorly, obscuring the heart and liver. Photo by Alejandro Arteaga.