Poison Dart Frog
  • Native to two geographical regions: Central America and South America
  • Were rumored to be used by South American tribes in the manufacture of poison spread on arrows or blow-gun darts
  • Usually brightly colored
  • Many types of poisonous alkaloids found in their skin
  • The most poisonous is the Golden Poison Dart Frog
  • Skin color ranges from bright orange and black to blue or yellow (see Yellow-Banded Poison Dart)
  • Range in length from .2 inches to 2.5 inches