A tree frog from Costa Rica has been found in a field of bananas at a Lidl in Nottingham.
Employees at the Netherfield department made the invention on Sunday as they have been unloading fruit at the grocery store.
They appeared to be fairly taken with the small amphibian and affectionately named it Lloyd.
A Lidl spokesperson stated: “Our staff have been barely shocked to identify this little frog hiding in our retailer warehouse and instantly contacted the RSPCA to make sure that it may very well be put into protected palms.
“Our high quality assurance staff are actually wanting into the matter with the provider, to know how he/she may have made such a protracted journey.”
There are over 800 species of tree frogs, however not all of them reside in timber they usually can differ in measurement, ranging from between simply 2.5cm (lower than an inch) to 12.7cm (5in).
Animal assortment officer at the RSPCA, Hayley Day, was despatched to gather the creature. She stated: “The little tree frog was sat on high of a few of bananas which workers had began to unload and placed on the cabinets.
“I managed to get him inside a box with wet tissue paper inside to keep him moist. He must have also had quite the shock when he emerged in a Nottinghamshire supermarket considering he’s used to more tropical climates usually!”
Lloyd was taken to a specialist keeper who will now take care of him.