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Climate change could cause parasites such as tapeworms to become more infectious or malignant, researchers claim in a new study gauging the impact of temperature swings.
A Yale graduate student has developed a novel means for charting the history of a pathogen deadly to amphibians worldwide.
According to a new study, the fungal infection killing amphibians around the world is causing deadly dehydration in frogs in the wild.
Known for its distinctive "ribbit" call, the noisy Pacific chorus frog is a potent carrier of a deadly amphibian disease.
A small population of rattlesnakes that already is in decline in southern Illinois faces a new and unexpected threat in the form of a fungus rarely seen in the wild, researchers report.
According to new research, a killer frog fungus that is spreading around the world is being distributed through amphibian trade by zoos and collectors.
Researchers at Oregon State University have shown for the first time that loss of biodiversity may be contributing to a fungal infection that is killing amphibians around the world, and provides more evidence for why biodiversity is important to many ecosystems.
An international team of researchers has completed the first major survey in Asia of a deadly fungus that has wiped out more than 200 species of amphibians worldwide.
There's a crisis among the world's amphibiansâ€”about 40 percent of amphibian species have dwindled in numbers in just three decades.
Using museum specimens from Mexico, Guatemala and Costa Rica, a team of researchers from San Francisco State University and University of California at Berkeley has documented evidence of a Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) epidemic wave that wiped out native amphibians.
The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...