Photo by Joel Sartore
Scientific Name: Dendrobates tinctorius
The bright coloration of this species serves as a warning to predators that it is toxic.
- Size: Length: 1.5 to 2 inches
- Diet: Ants, termites and other small insects and spiders
- Habitat: Humid forests that have rocky streams with running water
- Range in the Wild: South America, lowland forests of the Guianas and Brazil
Listed as Least Concern. It has a presumed large population and is unlikely to decline.
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