New Bright Orange Poison Dart Frog Species Discovered in Panama

September 29, 2014 11:54 AM

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Researchers have discovered a new species near the headwaters of the Rio Cano in Panama. The bright orange poison dart frog has a unique call, and was named Andinobates geminisae.

Known for their bright colors, poison dart frogs can be found in tropical locations in Central and South America. All of these poison dart frogs are somewhat toxic, excreting toxins through their skin, though the toxicity varies considerably from one species to another. This toxicity is used as a de...

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