GOLDEN DART FROG
Golden dart frogs are the largest species of poison dart frog reaching about 5-6cm in length and weighing almost 30g. Their coloration will vary from yellow to orange and they can even be pale green. Females are generally larger than males.
Habitat & Distribution
These frogs are found in the rainforest areas on the Pacific coast of Colombia in a range of less than 5000km2
These frogs are insectivores and feed on a range of invertebrates. In the wild their diet would consist of ants, termites, flies and other small invertebrates.
Golden dart frogs will live for about 10 years.
Did you know?
The golden dart frog is the most poisonous dart frog and one of the most
poisonous animals in the world. One frog could kill 20 fully grown men.
Because of this they are also known as the ‘terrible frog’.
Chocó Indians (a tribe in lowland rainforests of Colombia) use the poison
of these frogs on their darts which they use to hunt.