Golden poison frog

By MSA 2005 Map showing lowland forests habitats in Colombia (South America)


Class Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dendrobatidae
Genus and species: Phyllobates terribilis
This little frog can mean big trouble—if its poison gets into another animal’s blood stream. Even a quick lick of its sticky skin secretion can be fatal to predators many times its size.

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