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poison arrow frog Line breaks: poi¦son arrow frog

Definition of poison arrow frog in English:


A small, slender tropical American frog which is typically brightly coloured. The skin of these frogs secretes a virulent poison, formerly used by American Indians to coat their arrows.
  • Family Dendrobatidae: several genera and numerous species
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  • Snakes, poison-arrow frogs, and bullet ants can be dangerous, and he often relies on the experienced parataxonomists.
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