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Strawberry Poison Dart Frog

Oophaga pumilio

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6 Comments

JessyZich
JessyZich 9 years ago

yeah I think some you can hold as long as you have no openings on the skin

RavynVest
RavynVest 9 years ago

Yeah, I keep seeing pictures of people holding dart frogs... I was always told they were poisonous to the touch, not just upon ingestion... But then again, I've never had the chance to see one in-person to find out, all I know about them is from books that very briefly described them.

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

this could be a good fit for Animals with Warning Colors Mission

JessyZich
JessyZich 9 years ago

Well just don't put it in your mouth! =) you can touch them

animaisfotos
animaisfotos 9 years ago

Beautiful creature. Thanks for sharing. Small doubt: Isn't it poisonous? Is there no danger letting it touch the skin of your hand?

Hashen Itzam-na
Hashen Itzam-na 9 years ago

linda ranita

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Provincia Limón, Costa Rica

Spotted on Sep 20, 2010
Submitted on Nov 11, 2011

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