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a blue dyeing poison frog
March 30, 2016

Tiny but Mighty

A dyeing poison frog (Dendrobates tinctorius) is perched atop a coconut shell in this photo submitted by Your Shot community member Yasar Ugurlu. Its flashy coloring serves as a warning to potential predators that making a meal of this tiny toxic creature would be a mistake.

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Photograph by Yasar Ugurlu, National Geographic Your Shot

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