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Strawberry Poison Dart Frog

(Oendrobates pumilio)

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The Strawberry Poison-dart Frog is also called Red and Blue or Flaming Poison-dart Frog. Small, bright red frog, often with varying amounts of black flecks; red, blue, green, or black limbs; smooth back; there is also a rare all-blue form; to 2.5cm (1 in). (Ranita Roja, Rana Con Blue Jeans).


Low and some middle elevation wet forests, Caribbean slope; found on ground or low vegetation.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
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.

Strawberry Poison Dart Frog (Oendrobates pumilio), Costa Rica