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Phyllobates lugubris

Striped Poison Dart Frog (Phyllobates lugubris) aka Lovely Dart Frog

Barely noticeable in the leaf litter this frog of only 2 centimeters jumps from one hiding place to another. His stripes are thought to be designed to keep predators away but it doesn’t seem to make him any less cautious. After all he is just one cow hoof away from death by mud inhalation. The striped

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