Golden Poison Dart Frog (Phyllobates terribilis)

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Common Name: Golden Poison Dart Frog
Scientific Name: Phyllobates terribilis
Family: Dendrobatidae
Location: Colombia
Size: Males 45 mm (1.77 inches) and Females 47 (1.8 inches)

The Golden Poison Dart frog is on of the most poisonous frogs in the world. It is estimated that a single one of the frogs has enough poison to kill 10-20 people. These poison dart frogs are diurnal meaning they are active during the day.

The Golden Poison Dart Frogs lay their eggs on land in clutches and later, the males move the eggs to water on its back.

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