There’s a brand new book in the The Worst-Case Scenario series out now called Amazon!
Published by Chronicle Books, these books are really exciting because you’re the main character!
This time you’re exploring the Amazon jungle with a group of students. Safe to say in a place like this you’re going to end up in some dangerous situations that will require your quick thinking to get through them safely.
You’ll definitely find things tough though. There are twenty-two endings to this adventure, but just ONE will lead to the ultimate success!
The Worst-Case Scenario: Amazon is out now – click here to find out more and order a copy!
And to help you handle the dangers of the Amazon, we’ve put together some factfiles on the deadliest threats you’ll find out there!
Today we’re exploring… the Poison Dart Frog!
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These colourful little frogs are beautiful and may only be one inch long, but whatever you do don’t touch them!
Their skin secretes a powerful poison that can kill if it comes in contact with an open wound.
These frogs are considered one of Earth’s most poisonous species!
In fact, their poison is so effective that it is used by certain tribes for the tips of blowdarts, which is where they get their name.
It is believed that frogs get their posion from the insects they eat. These insects feed on plants that have toxins which then pass to the frogs when they eat the insects.
So probably best not to eat plants in the Amazon either!
Click on one of the choices below to begin exploring
- Amazon Threats: Anaconda
- Amazon Threats: Caiman
- Amazon Threats: Jaguar
- Amazon Threats: Pirhanas
- Amazon Threats: Poison Dart Frog
See if you’ve got what it takes to survive in The Worst-Case Scenario: Amazon, the new book where you’re the main character!
Click here to find out more and get your copy!