Yellow-banded Poison Frog

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 © Taran Grant/AMNH

Yellow-banded Poison Frog

Dendrobates leucomelas
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Yellow-banded poison frogs are also known as bumblebee poison dart frogs. Their bright colors serve as warning labels for predators, distinguishing them as a poisonous meal.

Size: 1 to 2 inches
Range: Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, and Brazil
Habitat: Evergreens and tropical rain forests