“Extreme” Fungus Found – A Clue to World Frog Declines

November 26, 2009 by  
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The Growling Grass Frog ( Litoria raniformis ) is listed as endangered because of an estimated 50% population decline over the past 10 years. In the 1980’s, amphibian researchers conducting species inventories in Australia, began noticing dramatic (up to 50%) declines in the populations of certain frogs. Soon, other researchers on other continents were also noting declining species counts, and even near extinctions

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“Extreme” Fungus Found – A Clue to World Frog Declines

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