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Poison Dart Frogs | ©John Meszaros

Poison dart frog Taxonomy is constantly changing as herpetologists reclassify species. For this piece, artist (John Meszaros) tried to use the most up-to-date scientific names from [1] and [2].

Clockwise from top: (1) Ameerega silverstonei; (2) Excidobates mysteriousus; (3) Phyllobates bicolor, (4) Phyllobates terribilis; (5) Dendrobates leucomelas; (6) Dendrobates tinctorius; (7) Dendrobates azureus; (8) Dendrobates auratus; (9) Phyllobates vittatus; (10) Ameerega cainarachi; (11) Ranitomeya imitator; (12) Oophaga granulifera; (13) Dendrobates pumilio; and (14) Epipedobates anthonyi.


With two premieres and a live aftershow, tomorrow is an enormous day on BBC America

First at 8pm/7c is the season 8 premiere of Doctor Who with episode 1: ‘Deep Breath’, starring Peter Capaldi as the new Doctor. Doctor Who TumblrTwitter, and Instagram will be liveblogging throughout the feature-length episode. 

Immediately following Doctor Who is the premiere of new original series Intruders at 10pm/9c starring John Simm (Doctor Who’s The Master) and Oscar winner Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite, Norma Jean & Marilyn). Intruders Tumblr and Twitter will be liveblogging the series premiere.

Then, comedian and Doctor Who superfan Chris Hardwick hosts Doctor Who: After Who Live at 11:00pm ET. The post-show will feature an array of guests in the studio including writer and actor Mark Gatiss along with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage. You can check out Doctor Who Tumblr and Twitter to follow along with a liveblog of the special. 

We’ll see you on Saturday! 

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