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Caption: This map shoes the distribution of strawberry poison dart frogs (Dendrobates pumilio) color morphs in the Bocas del Toro archipelago, Panama. New research shows that the conspicuousness of a frog's color pattern -- as seen by birds -- corresponds to its toxicity.
Credit: Photograph by Martine Maan ©
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