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    Guillaume Lama-Solet Willard Honors Biology 10 March 2017 Evolution of Strawberry Poison-Dart Frog Get ready to learn about the deadliest and smallest poisonous animal in the world. The Strawberry Poison-Dart Frog (Oophaga pumilio) is the most poisonous animal in the world. It’s as big as a finger very colorful. These frogs are native from Central America. In this essay, you will learn what its adaptations are, what process has it used to become what it is now, how it impacts society, how it relates

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    Dendrobatid Frogs

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    also known as the Strawberry Poison frogs are very interesting species. These frogs are very well known for the bright coloured skins which is also toxic. These Strawberry poison dart frogs are by comparison one of the smallest species of frogs reaching a length of about 1-2 inches once they turn adult ( Silverstone, 1975). Dendrobatid frogs also contribute in the field of biomedical findings (Claire, et al, 2005). It appears to me that studies in Dendrobatid frogs, such as D.pumilio , contributes

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    Most frogs are known for their long tongues, protruding eyes, and absence of its tail. Frogs are also known for their unbelievable jump, but what people don’t really consider is that many frogs contain toxins. These toxins are used in defense against their predators and gives makes them unappetizing to them. Poisonous frogs usually display their toxicity with their beautiful bright colors, strategically known as aposematism. There are many different types of frogs containing toxins. An example of

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    Life History of Dendrobates pumilio

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    Life History, Conservation, Distribution, Dendrobates pumilio, Central America, Reproduction, Poison-Dart Frog. Considered some of the smallest vertebrates in the world, the members of Dendrobatidae, or poison-dart frogs, have a wide distribution throughout the southern parts of Central America and produce a diverse population throughout these areas. As their name indicates, Strawberry poison-dart frogs (Dendrobates pumilio) are some of the most toxic organisms in the world, and their diverse bright

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    More than 80% of Amazon animals are going extinct. The animals are going extinct because of deforestation (the clearing of trees). Without the trees, animals will have no home. But with the trees, the animals are suffering. They are suffering from the lack of food and safety. Also without the forest we cannot make new discoveries. With all these things happening people do not want to help. But we need to help. Amazon animals are suffering from the lack of food. They are lacking in food because the

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    WHY ARE RAINFORESTS IMPORTANT? Tropical rainforests are among the most important natural features on our planet. Rainforests only cover 2% of the Earth's surface, but are homes to over 50% of all species of plants and animals living here. Rainforest trees help the planet breathe by absorbing carbon dioxide (a Greenhouse Gas) from the atmosphere, and producing the oxygen that people and animals need to survive. If the Earth had lungs like human beings, the rainforests would be those lungs. Rainforests

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    Organizational Culture at Hands-On Labs

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    LabPaqTM and LabBridgeTM, as well as a symbolic frog named Einstein Frog. The Einstein Frog character was built from the original poison dart frog in the logo. He became a personality rather than a frog. Einstein Frog walked on two legs, had Einstein’s white, crazy hair, wore glasses and a lab coat. This character was created to form a connection with the students, as well as move the focus away from the company’s president onto the product. Einstein Frog originally appeared in the lab manuals to walk

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    Understanding Fast Poisons

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    Understanding Fast Poisons Toxic chemicals are all around us. Some of the fastest acting toxic chemicals, though not necessarily deadly, are literally in our houses and backyards. Castor bean, daffodil and jonquil, lily-of-the-valley, foxglove, yew, holly and other cultivated plants can be found in many gardens. Poison ivy and pokeweed can be found along roadsides, fencelines, and in fields. Dumbcane, Euphorbia (crown of thorns, pointsettia), jade, wandering Jew and other plants also can be found

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    vertebrates like the reptiles, amphibian and mammals. The reptiles show a very wide variety of animals that show either crypsis or aposematism. The Bothriechis schlegelii (Eyelash pit viper) is an example of a snake that is highly toxic. The snake’s venom (poison) is being injected into its prey to immobilize it quickly. The B.schlegelii has a wide variety of colors including yellow, green, brown and even pink. Its coloration has no specific relation to advertising its toxicity form other predators or hiding

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    Kinkajous Kinkajous are omnivorous rainforest animals that live in the canopy layer. They are closely related to racoons, however, unlike racoons, kinkajous spend most (if not all) of their time in trees and above land. They have quite sharp claws and prehensile tails (tails for grabbing things), and this is what allows them to live so easily amongst branches. Their feet can rotate 180 degrees, making it easy for them to run backwards and climb down trees headfirst. This property also allows them

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