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An investigation of alkaloid sequestration by the poison frog Dendrobates auratus when fed the fire ant Solenopsis invicta (East Carolina University, 1/13/16)Poison frogs are known for their bright coloration, parental care, and defensive toxins. Over 850 different alkaloids have been discovered in the skin of poison frogs. The alkaloid defenses are acquired from a specialized ...