Latest Chytridiomycosis Stories
The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust reports that a critically endangered frog species has found new hope in a new home.
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.
According to new research, tropical regions with the richest diversity are most at risk of losing frogs, toads, newts and salamanders.
Amphibian populations are declining worldwide, and their declines far exceed those of other animal groups: more than 30% of all species are listed as threatened according to the Red List of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
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.
Researchers have discovered a breed of freshwater zooplankton that they say can help combat a fungus that has been devastating amphibian populations around the world.
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.
Archey’s frog (Leiopelma archeyi) is one of three or four living species within the Leiopelma genus, which holds frogs that are native to New Zealand. This species can only be found along the Coromandel Peninsula and because it has not changed much throughout the past two hundred million years, it is considered to be a living fossil. Little is known about the habits of Archey’s frog, but it is known to be terrestrial, inhabiting damp areas at high elevations. It is thought that males...
Mountain Harlequin Frog, Atelopus Certus, is a species of toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. This toad is native to the Darien region of eastern Panama, and its type locality is Cerro Sapo, providing it with its common name, Mountain Harlequin Frog. Its natural habitats are tropical or subtropical moist lowland forests, tropical or subtropical moist montane forests, and rivers. This species is threatened mostly by the advancing wave of chytridiomycosis moving through Central...