This is a big debate whether Cobra can eat Poison Dart Frog or not because it is not an easy task to eat the most poisonous frog of the world. And to know it better lets first look a brief description about both Poison Dart Frog and Cobra.
Poison Dart Frog Facts and Information
It is the most poisonous frog in the world and they are also known as poison arrow frog.
There are almost 175 species of Poison Dart Frog from which only few species are dangerous and poisonous to humans.
Golden Poison Dart Frog is the most poisonous in the list of Poison Dart Frog.
Indigenous people of America or Amerindians use Poison Dart Frog toxic on the tip of the blow dart to kill the animals. Because of this they are known as Poison Dart Frog or poison arrow frog.
Almost all frog of this species are small ranging from 1.6 cm to 6.1 cm in length.
They are found in the rain forest of central and southern America.
Their bright colour on the body indicates that this frog is so poisonous which keeps them safe from other predators.
Some species of Poison Dart Frog are vanishing from earth due to loss of their natural habitat.
They got the poison from the insects they eat in the wild.
Cobra Facts and Information
Cobra is the most venomous snake on the planet, though their venom is not so venomous but they inject so much venom at one time that can kill a adult grown elephant easily.
They are mostly found in Africa to Asia continent.
Cobra has the strongest appearance from all other snakes i.e. their hood. Because of their hood they look bigger and dangerous.
Cobra smells better than human beings and also has good hearing sense unlike other snakes.
In wild they can live up to 19 years.
Only mongoose and human are dangerous to them apart from that, they are at the top of food chain.
Cobra can split their venom unlike other snakes and if this venom is split over eyes then the victim is blind for sure. They use this technique to avoid themselves from bigger predators like elephant or tiger.
Naja naja is the pure Cobra species which is also known as Indian Cobra or spectacled Cobra and they are mainly found in Indian sub continental.
King Cobra is the largest Cobra in Cobra species. From all venomous snakes king Cobra is the longest venomous snake in the world with the length up to 20 feet.
King Cobra is the most aggressive snake in the list of Cobra species and rest Cobras are shy in nature who keeps themselves out from human beings.
Cobras are the most intelligent snakes in the world that learn quickly and adopt themselves to live with human beings.
One interesting facts about Cobra is that the baby Cobra who is just come to the planet is the equally dangerous to adult grown Cobra.
Poison Dart Frog vs King Cobra Comparison Table
|Animals||Poison dart frog||King Cobra|
|Average Length||0.59 in||9.8 to 13.1 ft|
|Average Weight||1 oz.||13 lb|
|Area||Tropical environments of Central and South America||Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and the southern areas of East Asia|
|Habitat||Tropical or subtropical forests in Africa||In Alaska dense near the coast, continental United States|
|Poison||Has enough venom to kill 10 grown men||Enough to kill 20 people, or even an elephant|
|Average Life Span||3 to 15 years||20 years|
The duel between the Poison Dart Frog vs Cobra
Not all Cobra able to digest this poisonous frog but Cobra like king Cobra can easily kill and digest Poison Dart Frog because they are known for killing and eating other venomous snakes. Poison Dart Frog may be dangerous for Cobra (excluding King Cobra) especially the golden Poison Dart Frog. Cobra can easily kill this frog but he will also die after eating the Poison Dart Frog.