Rare frog finds mate for reproduction via online dating profile

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Frog finds mate via online dating: as seen on Action News at 5 p.m., January 20, 2019

You know the saying. Sometimes you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince.

After searching for more than a year, this frog may be in luck.

A frog named Romeo, was once called the loneliest frog on earth and was long thought to be the only Sehuencas water frog in existence.

He got international attention last year, when scientists created an online dating profile for him to help find a mate. It worked.

Scientists found four other water frogs in the wild. One is the perfect age for reproduction.

Romeo and Juliet will have their first encounter on Valentine's Day and could end up saving their species.
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