Photo: Poison Frog Uses Less-Toxic Looks to Survive, Study Finds



Allobates zaparo, a nontoxic species of poison frog that lives in the rain forests of Ecuador.

The frog has been found to get better protection from predators by looking like a less abundant and less deadly poison frog, instead of mimicking the appearance of another more poisonous species that shares its habitat.

Photograph courtesy David Cannatella/Nature


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