The Dyeing poison dart frog or as known scientifically the Dendrobates tinctorius is one of the most dangerous frogs in the world, to the extent that If you have been to South America one day, you may face warning signs from the Dyeing poison dart frog everywhere around, so you had to take care, as the Dyeing poison dart frog can take your mind by its deceptive colors, and it was called Dyeing poison dart frog because of its high toxic ability from its skin to every blood drop. It is famous for its bright colors like yellow spots, or stripes, and bright blue, with dark blue, or black legs, and arms. Dyeing poison dart frog consider one of large frogs, it’s about 1.5 to 2 inches long, and .13 ounces weight for males, .23 ounces for females, and the males are smaller than females some kind. Also the main body color maybe black or dark blue mixed with other bright colors, as mentioned before.
The Dyeing poison dart frog lives in high humidity areas, near water like South America, Brazil and French Guiana. It feed on pests, larvae, termites, ants, spiders, and all small insects, they live on wide groups, or pairs.
The reason of considering Dyeing poison dart frog one of most dangerous animals is that it release two kinds of poison pumiliotoxins and allopumiliotoxins to protect themselves, as they face a lot of threats every day, so these venoms is their weapon in front of enemies, and protect them from being eaten all the time, as at the moment anyone, or animal touches the Dyeing poison dart frog, he dies immediately, imagine that it can kill ten persons in one minute by one touch, as your heart will stop at the same minute because of poison. The poison of Dyeing poison dart frog cause muscular paralysis, and nausea. That power of poison makes American Indians used that toxic alkaline substance in making their arrows, which they used in hunting, and today scientists work on finding benefits behind these venoms.