• Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Amphibia
  • Order: Anura
  • Family: Dendrobatidae
  • Genus: Dendrobates
  • Species: D. tinctorius
  • Although not as toxic as the Golden Poison Dart Frog, this frog does have toxins that discourage other animals from eating them.
  • Also called the Dying Poison Frog due to a legend where natives would use the toxins of the frogs to dye the feathers of parrots.
  • Each frog has its own unique pattern of black dots on their blue bodies
  • This colorful frog was not discovered by scientists until 1968.