One of the most recognizable frogs in the world, the dyeing poison frog is a species of poison frog. It’s known for its vibrantly colored skin—yellow on its back and blue on its legs—and its size. It can grow up to two inches long, making it one of the largest species of poison frogs.
True to the name, poison frogs are among the most toxic animals on Earth. The poison from certain species historically has been used on the tips of hunting darts and arrows, giving the group its other common name, “poison dart frogs.” There is no evidence, however, that the dyeing poison frog was used for this purpose.
This species gets its name from stories spread among