Dermatonotus muelleri

This rare frog (Dermatonotus muelleri), found mainly in the Pantanal region of Brazil, has excellent camouflage and defensive poison glands.  If disturbed, it secretes a milky substance from its skin that burns the eyes, mouth, and skin of its attacker.  Even though the frog’s skin is extremely sensitive, it is not affected by its own dermatologically irritating poison.

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