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Green And Black Poison Dart Frog are native to Central America.
Their diet consists of insects, eating ants and mites.
Green and Black Poison Dart Frogs can live over 10 years in captivity.
Freshly hatched tadpoles crawl onto the adults back and are carried to a water source. The female will return daily and deposit unfertilised eggs as food until the tadpoles metamorphose into froglets.
About the Green and Black Poison Dart Frog
The Green and Black Poison Dart Frog are small frogs which have bright green colouring with black spots. They are native to Central and South America, living on the rainforest floor, and can regularly be seen hopping about searching for food. These frogs are active during the day, with a diet consisting of mostly flies, and other small insects.
Did you know?
The ingestion of certain species allows them to secrete a toxin on their skin making them highly poisonous. Together with the bright aposematic colouration, helps them avoid predation!