Researchers Fear for Survival of New Dart Frog in Panama

September 29, 2014 9:36 AM

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Researchers in Panama have identified a new bright orange species of poison dart frog that was collected back in 2011 in the area of Donoso.

The discovery of the new dart frog - so called because it secretes a toxic substance known to be used on the tips and darts and arrows by local tribes - was led by scientists from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the Universidad Autónoma de Chiriquí, both in Panama, as well as the Uni...

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