The Tiniest Frog: Terrible Leaf Walker

This is the most poisonous frog in the world – representatives of the dart frog family, on our planet they live in the forests of Central and South America. It is impossible not to notice them in the dense green vegetation of the jungle, as they are the most vividly colored reptiles.

They live along the banks of streams in the lowlands in tropical rainforests. The poison has a nerve-paralytic, the strongest cardiotonic effect, in case of poisoning, cardiac arrhythmias, extrasystoles, ventricular fibrillation, heart paralysis, and death occur. thousands of times stronger than potassium cyanide) – terrible leaf walker (Phyllobates terribilis), whose skin contains about 2 mg of toxin. An adult contains enough poison to kill about 1,500 people! There is no antidote for the poison dart frog toxin.

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