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Golfodulcean Poison Dart frog

Golfodulcean Poison Dart Frog Phyllobates Vittatus

This endangered amphibian comes in a variety of colors. Their blue-green color is contrasted with gold, orange or red stripes down its head and body.

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ORIGIN:
Central America

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HABITAT:
Streams and lowland wet forests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
Less than 1 oz
Length: 1 in

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DIET:
Ants and mites

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PREDATORS:
Fire-bellied snakes

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Poison

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REPRODUCTION:
In human care, the breeding season lasts three months; during this time, females lay clutches of eggs every week or two. Each clutch contains 7–21 eggs.

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THREATS:
Habitat destruction, collection for the pet trade and water pollution

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Around 10 yrs

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