Yellow-Banded Poison Dart Frog: Dendrobates Leucomelas
Distribution and Habitat
The yellow-banded poison dart frogs can be found in South America, primarily in northern Brazil, Guyana, southeastern Colombia and venezuela
Yellow- Banded Poison Dart Frogs prefer humid or wet habitats and are found in forest soil in moist stones, wet tree trunks and roots of rainforest trees. Tadpoles can be found in epiphyte plants such as bromeliads.
Yellow-banded poison dart frogs, also know as poison arrow frogs, have been so named due to the indigenous tribes using their secreted toxins to poison the tips of their darts for hunting.