A sobering view of a Two-toed Sloth as it makes its way along utility lines on our way to Monteverde Preserve. This is what can happen to animals faced with disappearing habitat.
b. poison dart frogs
2. what to gain
1. types (vs other species)
2. general chemistry
4. effects of toxicity
a. vs other species
b. on others
III. Poison dart frogs
1. general info
a. size, shape, distribution etc...
2. community structure
IV. Poison dart frogs and toxicity
1. how toxic?
2. positive impact
3. negative impact
2. bad or good?
Poison Dart Frogs
Poisonous Animals: Poison dart frog (Dendrobates, Phyllobates)
Poison Dart Frogs: WhoZoo
* Daly JW, Spande TF and Garraffo HM. Alkaloids from amphibian skin: A tabulation of over eight-hundred compounds. Journal of Natural Products 68 (10) 1556-1575. October 2005.
* -Predation by Rufous Motmot on black and green poison dart frog. Wilson Bulletin. Volume 111 issue 3 1999 p 439-440
* Toft CA. Evolution of Diet Specialization in Poison-Dart Frogs (Dendrobatidae). Herpetologica v 51 issue 2 pg 202-216
* Taigen TL, Pough FH. Foraging behavior and metabolic chracteristics of Poison-Dart frogs. American Zoologist. Volume 22, issue 4 1982 p 980-980
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