First birth of arrow poison frogs in Antwerp zoo


Epipedobates hahneliTranslated from Het Laatste Nieuws daily in Belgium:

In Antwerp zoo, for the first time an Epipedobates hahneli or Brilliant Thighed Poison Frog has bred in captivity.

According to Antwerpen zoo, this is important, as the frog is a threatened species. …

The frogs are from Peru and are on the CITES threatened species list.

They are in the zoo since September 2006 and have unique aspects. “Like, they are only as big as my little finger’s fingernail”.

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