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Green Poison-arrow Frog

(Oendrobates auratus)

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The Green Poison-arrow Frog is also called Green and Black Poison-arrow Frog. Largish poison-arrow frog; bright blue, green, or turquoise, or dark green with brownish or black splotches; 2.5to 4 cm (1to 1.5in). (Rana Venenosa).


Low and some middle elevation wet forests. Caribbean and southern Pacific slopes; found on forest fIoor or low vegetation.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
Tortuguero National Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Green Poison-arrow Frog (Oendrobates auratus), Costa Rica