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Dyeing poison dart frog

Dyeing Poison Dart Frog Dendrobates Tinctorius

Like other species of dart frogs, the dyeing poison dart frog’s bright colors serve as a warning to predators that they are toxic!

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ORIGIN:
South America

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HABITAT:
Rainforest floor, trees

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
Males can weigh up to .13 ounces; females up to .23 ounces
Length: 1.5-2 inches

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DIET:
Ants, termites, small spiders and other small insects

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PREDATORS:
Fire-bellied snakes

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Toxicity

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REPRODUCTION:
Females lay a clutch of 8-15 eggs

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THREATS:
Pet trade, habitat loss

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 15 yrs in human care

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