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Poison-arrow frogs

Ralf Heselhaus

Poison-arrow frogs

their natural history and care in captivity

by Ralf Heselhaus

  • 159 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Ralph Curtis-Books in Sanibel Island, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dendrobatidae.,
  • Frog culture.,
  • Frogs as pets.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPoison arrow frogs.
    StatementRalf Heselhaus ; translated by Astrid Mick.
    ContributionsMick, Astrid.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18084734M
    ISBN 10088359031X

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Dart frogs (also known as poison dart frogs and poison arrow frogs) are among the most colourful of all amphibians. The species are currently known from the tropical forests of Central and South America, and many sport such vivid and striking colouration that they almost do not seem real.

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Although nearly all frogs and toads have at least a trace of poison in their skin glands, some species of Poison Arrow Frogs have long been used by American Indians to kill their prey. Basics about Topic More than species of poison arrow frogs Skin contains frog poison Lives in rainforests of Central and South America Can live as long as 10 years Cell Signaling Pathway Receptor Coupled sites, voltage gated sodium Signaling Mechanism Bratrachotoxin (BTX).

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Origin Central & South AmericaHabitat Rainforest & forestAverage Size "Diet Since these frogs only get to be about 3 - 5 cm long you need to provide them with very small food sources. Pin head crickets, fruit flies and other small insects can be provided.

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Dumbacher, in Encyclopedia of Toxicology (Third Edition), Background. Batrachotoxins are a class of steroidal alkaloid neurotoxins originally found in Colombian poison dart frogs of the genus Phyllobates (family Dendrobatidae). The frogs have special skin glands that store and secrete the toxins, and these glands are most densely packed on the frog’s back behind the head.

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Frogs that are highly toxic can risk being seen if their color loudly warns predators to back off. And frogs whose poison is less lethal would have a better chance of survival if they were less.

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The book is a looker." Wired.These colorful dwellers of rainforests and other warm moist climates are called poison dart frogs or poison arrow frogs because South American Indians use the potent toxin secreted from granular skin glands on the back of some frogs to poison darts used for hunting (3, 8, 10).

In the mid s, this toxin known as batrachotoxin, was discovered.