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Green-black poison dart frog

Dendrobates auratus

Description:

Poison Dart frogs located in the Neotropics. Apparently the venom derives from their diet based on ants so in captivity they loose their toxicity. The venom have been traditionaly used by the indians for hunting.

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13 Comments

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 10 years ago

you have a lovely spotting collection juan ;)

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 11 years ago

Info added

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 12 years ago

Brilliant photo!!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 12 years ago

amazing !!!

ShannaB
ShannaB 12 years ago

Wow.

John Ehrenfeld
John Ehrenfeld 12 years ago

Spectacular photo!

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 12 years ago

yes, it's an interesting frog, the same specie can have diferent colors. In this place of the country they are green with black spots, but in central Panama they are black with green spots http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/640...

Brian Parsons
Brian Parsons 12 years ago

stunning frog - love the colors

ElvisCeliP
ElvisCeliP 12 years ago

increíble la coloración........

KarenL
KarenL 12 years ago

Gorgeous!

surekha
surekha 12 years ago

Totally awesome

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 12 years ago

Super!

Asterope
Asterope 12 years ago

Amazing!!

Juan DiTrani
Spotted by
Juan DiTrani

Almirante, Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama

Spotted on Sep 14, 2011
Submitted on Sep 25, 2011

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