Hundreds of Poisonous Frogs Worth Up to $2,000 Found in a Colombia Airport Bathroom

This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors.

If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.

Feeling Froggy?

Hundreds of poisonous frogs have been recovered from an airport bathroom in Bogota, Colombia.

Police say 216 frogs were hidden in little containers inside of a bag filled with clothes. According to authorities, the bust happened right before the frogs were going to be illegally trafficked and sold in Germany.

The amphibians can go for up to $2,000 each on the illegal wildlife market. They are highly sought after by collectors for their venom.

The types of frogs rescued included dark orange and black Lehmann’s poison frogs. They are native to Colombia’s Pacific Coast.

Investigators are still trying to figure out who is responsible.


Woman Finds Frog in Store-Bought Salad and Keeps It as a Pet: 'He's Lucky I Didn't Eat Him'

'Kermit the Frog' Voice Actor Abruptly Axed After 27 Years: 'So Much Hope is Gone'

Woman Left Hopping Mad After Finding Dead Frog in Her Salad