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Adriana Per.1 Poison Dart Frog


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Adriana Per.1 Poison Dart Frog

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