Frog, Yellow Banded
1.2 - 1.5 inches long
Ants, termites, tiny beetles, crickets, and other small insects and spiders
Status: Least Concern
Moist or wet, forested, lowland regions in Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, and Venezuela
Currently off-exhibit until Rainforest exhibit opening in Spring 2018
Their bright coloration is aposematic coloration, which is defined as having conspicuously bright colors that are used as a warning of danger or distastefulness to potential predators. These frogs are known to produce toxic chemicals in their skin, making them poisonous to most would-be predators.