Poison Dart Frog

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Did you find the Poison Dart Frog? This Saturday is National Frog Day, so we are celebrating by featuring the Poison Dart Frog as this week’s Creature Feature.

Amazonian natives rub their darts on a frog’s poisonous skin.  The poisoned darts are then loaded into a blowgun and used to kill animals for food!

Another fun fact about poison dart frogs is that they are only poisonous when they ingest certain types of foods. Here at the Aquarium, they are not poisonous, because of their diet.

Come back to our blog every day this week for an interesting new fact about FROGS!