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  • Poison Dart Frog By: Adriana Espinoza
  • Description
      • Common Name: Poison Dart Frog
      • Scientific Name: Denodrobatidae
      • Status: Endangered due to habitat loss.
    • The poison dart frog is very vibrant but super toxic. Colors range from: black and green with spots, red and blue with stripes, a variety of colors and patterns.
    • The dart frog ranges from sizes of less than an 1 inch to 2 ½ inches in body length.
    • The patterns and colors of these frogs ranges within species.
    • The skin of the frogs is were the poison is located.
  • Habitat
    • Poison dart frogs live in the rainforests of Central and South America and on few Hawaiian Islands.
    • Other poison dart frogs are found in habitats in Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia.
    • They are found in ponds, freshwater marshes, lakes or swamps.
    • They prefer subtropical or tropical high-altitude scrubland.
  • Poison Dart Frog Region
  • Menu 2) Spiders 3) Ants 1) Small Insects 4) Beetles
  • Behavior
    • Male poison dart frogs are very aggressive towards each other, defending their small territories.
    • Male and females make little noises when confronting, and they are known to wrestle for territories.
    • Male frogs defend the eggs that the female lays, and keeps them moist with urine.
  • Fun Facts:
    • the brighter the frog, the more toxic it is.
    • The frogs got their name “poison dart” because the Indians would rub the tip of their spears on the frogs, loading them with poison.
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