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How do baby poison dart frogs get their poison??

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Recent study at La Selva Biological Station reveals that even tadpoles of Oophaga pumilio have poison.   In a recent study, Styonski and colleagues surveyed tadpoles, juvenile and adults of the strawberry poison dart frog to try to determine in which life stages the frogs gain their poisonous alkaloids that so efficiently repel predators. This… Continue reading