Blue Poison Arrow Frog

These brightly-colored animals live in northern South America. Scientists have been examining possible medicinal purposes for some dart frog poisons to use as pain killers!


  • Scientific Name: Dendrobates azureus
  • Range: Brazil, French Guyana, Suriname
  • Status in the Wild: Stable
  • Location in the Zoo: Reptiles & Amphibians Building
  • Cool Animal Fact: Vary in color from bright red, yellow, green, blue and black