Blue Poison Dart Frog

South America


1 – 1.5 inches (2.54 – 3.81 centimeters)

0.11 ounces (3 grams)

Tropical rain forest

Least Concern


Dendrobates azureus

The blue poison dart frog is terrestrial, living on the edges of water sources. Lacking webbed feet, this frog rarely enters deeper waters. 

Blue poison dart frogs are territorial and can be aggressive when needed; often courtship rituals include chasing and wrestling initiated by the female. The female will lay her eggs in the water, and then the male will come and fertilize them. 

Like all other poison dart frogs, the blue poison dart frog is highly toxic.


Termites, crickets, ants, fruit flies, aphids, spiders

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