GOLDEN POISON FROG (Phyllobates terribilis)


GOLDEN POISON FROG (Phyllobates terribilis)
GOLDEN POISON FROG (Phyllobates terribilis)
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Description: The golden poison frog is found in the moist mountain forests of the Colombian Andes. Its gold coloration is a warning to predators that this species is poisonous. It is a small frog, with adults typically being less than 2 inches long. This species has a very restricted range and its habitat continues to disappear to logging and agricultural interests.

IUCN Status: Endangered

Major Threat: Habitat loss due to logging and agricultural interests

Habitat: Very moist, humid mountain rain forest

Location: Colombian Andes

Diet: Insects, including ants, beetles and termites