blue poison frog

Dendrobates tinctorius

Common name

blue poison frog

Habitat

Although terrestrial in habit, it is always found in humid environments with nearby water sources.
Features

Family

Dendrobatidae

Medals

Anura

Class

Amphibians

Gestation

No information available.

Number of offspring

No information available.

Preproduction

Diet

Mainly based on ants, termites and other small insects, as well as small spiders.

Life

No information available.

Biology and behavior
Some
curiosities

The venom glands located in their skin serve as a defense mechanism against potential predators. The venom paralyzes and sometimes kills the predator.

Males are smaller and thinner than females and have more developed digital discs.

African savanna
Wetlands
africans
Habitats
Equatorial jungle
Madagascar Island