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A new study demonstrates that the richer the biodiversity of amphibian species living in a pond, the more protection that ecosystem has against parasitic infections.
Increases in the diversity of parasites that attack amphibians cause a decrease in the infection success rate of virulent parasites, including one that causes malformed limbs and premature death.
The growing number of deformed frogs in recent years is caused at least partly by runoff from farming and ranching, new research indicates.
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