Green and Black Poison Dart Frog

Poison Dart Frog

The green and black dart frog is one of more than 100 species of poison dart frogs. In the wild, their skin oozes some of the most toxic poison in the world. Native tribes of South America extract toxins from these frogs to tip their darts and arrowheads with when hunting. Most frogs lay hundreds of […]



Hellbenders are the largest salamanders in North America. They have lungs that are largely non-functional. Instead, hellbenders breathe using several loose flaps of thick wrinkled skin running along their sides. They are nocturnal animals, seeking cover by day under large rocks and logs and becoming active at night to hunt. Hellbenders depend on smell and […]

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