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The Golfodulcean Poison Frog, Phyllobates Vittatus, is a species of frog belonging to the Dendrobatidae family that is native to Costa Rica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical, moist, lowland forests and rivers. It’s threatened by habitat loss. Like all members of the genus Phyllobates, Golfodulcean Poison Frogs have highly potent neurotoxin alkaloid poisons in their skin. While it’s only the fourth most toxic of the genus, the Golfodulcean Poison Frog is still a highly...
The Golden Poison Frog, Phyllobates Terribilis, known also as the Golden Frog, Golden Poison Arrow Frog or the Golden Dart Frog, is a poison dart frog that is native to the Pacific coast of Colombia. The optimal habitat of this frog is the rainforest with high rain rates, altitudes between 100 and 200 meters, temperatures of at least 26 degrees Celsius, and relative humidity of 80 to 90 percent. While in the wild, this is a social animal, living in groups of up to six individuals; however,...
Ranitomeya sirensis is a species of poison dart frog that is native to Peru. It is widely known as the Sira Poison Dart Frog, or more popularly as R. lamasi. It is kept as a bet by herpetoculturists and is considered to be one of the more difficult poison dart frogs to keep due to its relative rarity and the fragile nature of its tadpoles. Like most Ranitomeya species, R. sirensis is a mildly toxic poison dart frog. Its skin secretes small amounts of pumiliotoxins which coat the frog and...
The Mimic Poison Frog (Ranitomeya imitator) is a type of poison dart frog located in the north-central region of eastern Peru. Like most other Ranitomeya species, R. imitator has a mild toxicity compared to other poison dart frogs. It produces the potent pumiliotoxin B, but its small size limits the amount of poison it can secrete. Like other poison dart frogs, it does not produce toxin in captivity. It most likely gains its poison from consuming toxic insects or other invertebrates within...
The Blue Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates azureus) is a species of poison dart frog located in the forests surrounded by the Sipaliwini savannah, which is found in southern Suriname and northern to central Brazil. This frog is widely known as the blue poison dart frog or by its Indian name, okopipi. The species name comes from the fact that it is colored azure. This medium sized frog weighs about eight grams. It grows between 3 and 4.5 centimeters long and has a typical lifespan of four to...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
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