Fun Facts about the poison dart frog

The poison dart frog is found in South America in the country of Brazil its habitat being the tropical rainforests.They are known for their brightly coloured skin which is associated with their high toxin levels.Even if you know this information about this Amphibian you may not know all this!

Did you know that there are over 100 species of poison dart frogs?This picture only has 15!

Fun facts:

  • The reason Poison Dart Frogs are poisonous is because the eat poisonous insects!
  • Poison dart frogs are a diurnal species meaning the sleep at night time
  • Poison dart frogs are about 0.7 to 1.5 inches they are known as the jewels of the rainforest
  • The golden poison frog is the most poisonous animal in the world!


The diet of a poison dart frog consists of poisonous ants,termites

and other insects.

Life Cycle

Poison dart frogs start as frog spawn which are eggs that have a jelly coating .Eventually they hatch

into tadpoles . before they develop all their limbs they spend their life in water! Then it develops all its legs

but still has a tail this is called a froglet. Finally , they grow into an adult gaining their colour.


Did you know?: That all poison dart frogs do not have webbed feet this makes the unable to swim.


Amphibian-creatures that are cold-blooded and live on land and water.

Embryos- anything in its earliest stages of development