Meet Our Animals > Amazon Milk Frog
Quick Facts
Native to South America
Primary Diet Insects and other small invertebrates
Adult Weight 4 to 5 grams
Lifespan 15 to 25 years
Status Least Concern

Amazon Milk Frog

Amazon milk frogs secrete a sticky, white substance through their skin when they feel threatened. The substance is poisonous enough to cause a predator to become sick (but isn’t as poisonous as other frog toxins).