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Strawberry Poison dart Frog


Strawberry Poison dart Frog
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Copyright: Lior Almagor (LiorAlmagor) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 90] (1266)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-01-15
Categories: Amphibians
Camera: Nikon D 300s, Nikon DX AF-S 18-200mm 1:3.5-5.6 G ED
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-08-05 23:07
Viewed: 4418
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Strawberry Poison Frog or Strawberry Poison-dart Frog (Scientific name: Dendrobates pomilio which is synonyms to the species Oophaga pumilio) is a tiny frog. the body is about 2 cm long. is a species of small amphibian poison dart frog found in Central America. It is common throughout its range, which extends from eastern central Nicaragua through Costa Rica and northwestern Panama. The species is often found in humid lowlands and premontane forest, but large populations are also found in disturbed areas such as plantations. The strawberry poison frog is perhaps most famous for its widespread variation in coloration, comprising approximately 1530 color morphs, most of which are presumed to be true-breeding. O. pumilio, while not the most poisonous of the dendrobatids, is the most toxic member of its genus. The frog is very poison to who ever eats her and able to kill a human been.


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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-08-06 6:50]

Hi,
Good to see this brightly colored poison-dart frog, beautiful species and image. tfs.
nagraj.v

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