24 Sep '11, 7am

12 Most Poisonous Frogs on Earth |@EnviroGraffiti| rt @ellies58 #Biology

The corroboree frogs are found in sub-alpine areas of Australia (yes, there is such a thing!) and are easily recognizable by their clear yellow stripes. Unlike all the other frogs on this list, they actually produce their poison by themselves – and are the first invertebrates discovered that can do so. The rest all gain their toxicity from their diet of bugs and insects. Critically endangered, partially due to drought and habitat destruction, this beautiful but poisonous amphibian is the subject of an ongoing conservation effort.

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