Tiny tree frog found 4,000 miles from home in fanny pack

a frog from the Dominican Republic that was found in a bag of bananas in south London

Protect it at all costs (Picture: RSPCA)

A shopper got more than he expected when he found an adorable frog in a bag of fruit in south London.

The little guy has traveled over 4,000 miles from his home in the Dominican Republic.

RSPCA inspector Philip Norman was called to Sheen on Thursday after a shopper discovered a small frog in a bag of bananas.

Miraculously, the frog was still alive, but the customer feared his leg was injured.

Philip said: “The frog is only 3cm long and must have been wrapped in the banana bag for a long time.”

It can be difficult to identify different species of frogs, but this one is thought to be either a Hispanic common tree frog or a Dominican tree frog.

A banana harvest as Mexico begins to export the fruit to China

Bananas have to travel a long way (Photo: Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Philip said: ‘The customer had bought them from a local supermarket but was shocked when he unpacked them at home to find the little frog inside.

“The bananas were from the Dominican Republic, so this little one had quite an adventure.”

The little guy was then transferred to Heathrow’s animal reception center where he is being cared for.

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