Panamanian Golden Frog

These animals protect themselves from predators with unique, poisonous skin secretions. You can only find these beautiful, endangered creatures in parts of Panama.


  • Scientific Name: Atelopus zeteki
  • Range: Western to central Panama
  • Status in the Wild: Critically Endangered
  • Location in the Zoo: Reptiles & Amphibians Building
  • Cool Animal Fact: Is the national symbol of Panama dating back to the Mayan civilization and represents good fortune