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Ranita Terribilis Bird Reserve






Phyllobates terribillis.


The reserve is situated near the bank of the Timbiqui River, a short distance from the municipality of Timbiqui within the Cauca Department.  The zone is tropical, with hot temperatures of 26°C and above and with humidity levels between 80-90% year round.


The Golden Poison Frog (Phyllobates terribilis) can be found in the humid forests of the Chocó and is endemic to the Pacific coast of Colombia. This spectacular amphibian belongs to the poison dart frog family Dendrobatidae and is considered to be one of the most poisonous vertebrates on Earth. The preferred habitat of Phyllobates teribilis is extremely wet areas of forest which receive over 5000mm of rain a year.




Between 100 and 200 m.s.l

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