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Golden Dart Frog

Scientific name: Phyllobates terribilis

Origin / Habitat: Colombia (Pacific Coast), Primarily Forests

Lifespan: 10 years

Diet: Fruit fly, Cochineals, Cricket Hatchlings

Did you know:

  • These frogs excrete a toxin which is potent enough to kill 20 humans. However, due to their diet in captivity they do not produce the poison.
  • Although its name suggests the colour yellow, this species can also be orange, green or white.
  • Deforestation is the biggest threat to the survival of the species.
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