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A. Natural history of D. pumilio
1. geographic location
3. breeding season
1. acquiring toxicity
2. captive studies
3. types of toxins
C. Parental care
1. extended care
2. male and female care
1. conservation efforts
2. biodiversity education
E. Future Threats
1. climate change
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strawberry poison frogs and their relation to female reproductive
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