Tag Archive: Melyridae

May 20

Most poisonous animal – Explain Stuff Fact of the day

Being the most poisonous animal, the Golden Poison Frog has an interesting relationship with humans, as does the fugu pufferfish. The Golden Poison Frog is the main source used by Columbian natives to create poison darts. The frog is captured between sticks, then held near a fire. Under stress, the frog begins releasing poison profusely as small drops which leak from its skin.

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