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Blue Poison Dart Frogs

tags: blue poison dart frogs, Dendrobates azureus, Dendrobatidae, NewScientist, Image of the Day Blue Poison Dart Frogs, Dendrobates azureus. Dendrobates azureus is a species of poison dart frog found in the Sipaliwini District in Suriname of South America. Image: Gail Shumway/Getty Images 2007 (NewScientist calendar 2008). [Much larger view]

Amur (Siberian) Tiger

tags: Siberian tiger, Amur tiger, Panthera tigris altaica, NewScientist, Image of the Day Amur (Siberian) tiger, Panthera tigris altaica. Tigers are most commonly poached for their fur and body parts, which are used in traditional Chinese medicine. It is estimated that in 1991 alone, one-third of the Siberian tiger population was killed to meet the…