Poison Dart Frogs in the Rainforest Sara Introduction The rainforests of the world are important to us. In the world rainforests are located in Southern Asia, South America, Africa, Central America and the Pacific Islands. That’s were rainforest are located. Rainforest are also near the equator. There’s heat and a lot of rain in the rainforest. There are four layers in the rainforest. There are many plants and animals in the rainforest. That’s why rainforests are important to us. The Forest Floor and Understory The forest floor and understory are the two lowest layers of the rainforest. The forest floor is very wet and dark but also it has large animals. Also the forest floor has plants and it is the lowest of the layers. The understory is the second layer and there is a little more light. There are small animals, butterflies, and snakes and more. The Canopy and Emergent Layers The Canopy and Emergent layer are the top layers. The Canopy is one of the top layers also there is a lot of insects and animals there. There is plant life too. The Emergent layer is home to many plants and animals. Products do we get from the Rainforest We get many supplies and products from the rainforest. The fruits we get from the rainforest are bananas, oranges, lemons, coconut, and pineapple. We’ve got cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon, and coffee too. We also get wood, rubber, and medicines too. These are some of the products we get from the rainforest. Introduction and Appearance The poison dart frog is a cool frog. There are different kinds of poison dart frogs. They are amphibians to. It looks very cool and it can be many different colors. The poison dart frog is poisons. It is a cool frog like I said in the beginning. Habitat The poison dart frogs live in the rainforests of South America and Central America. Most of them live in the forest floor. They mostly live under rocks and plants of the forest floor. There are a lot of tiny insects on the forest floor for the poison dart frog to eat. Diet The poison dart frog eats small things. It eats tiny insects and spiders. It gets them from the forest floor. It kills its prey from its long sticky tongue. Its tongue is very useful to kill its prey. Predators and Prey The poison dart frog is endangered by home loss. Many frogs can’t survive it. Their predator is the Liophis snake. They frog’s prey are insects (tiny) and spiders. I hope they survive. Adaptations The poison dart frog can survive in many different ways. One of the ways is the poison dart frogs’ skin. Another way is with its tongue. Its tongue helps it eat its prey. The last thing is their eyes which help them to find prey at night. Interesting Facts The poison dart frog is very interesting. It gets its poison from the insects it eats. The male frogs trill to find the females. Trill means to communicate with other frogs that are far away. Its poison helps it survive.