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USGS issues wildlife health alert: Chytrid fungus infection
Recent deaths of endangered boreal toads
in one of the largest remaining populations in the...ife Health Center in Madison, Wis. Sick and dying toads
in the Colorado population were first discovered in May of 1999 by Colorado Division of Wildlife res...
Salamanders may one day monitor degradation in small streams
...ught to be good ecological indicatorsand frogs and toads
are often used for this purpose," says Gian L. Rocco, Ph.D.candidate in wildlife and fisheries science. "Stream dwelling salamanderpopulations are considered generally more stable than temporary pool breedingamphibians and may offer another biologica...
USGS Issues Wildlife Health Alert: Associates Virus With Salamander Die-Offs
...ecause many amphibians (the group including frogs, toads
and salamanders) have shown sharp population declines in many parts of the world in recent years. Whether the recently identified salamander disease is related to global amphibian declines is still unknown. Salamander die-offs have been reported prev...
Secretary Babbitt To Visit Smokies To Learn More Of Scientific Amphibian Project
And Declining Frog And Toad Populations
...lear pattern of decline in populations offrogs and toads
that has been recorded throughout the world from p... Certainly whatever is killing and deformingfrogs, toads
and salalmanders may be a powerful warning signal to us all." Secretary Babbitt will begin h...
Fatal Frog Fungus Found In The United States
...y in Geelongfound the same structures in frogs and toads
from Australian die-offs. DNA fromthe round bodies...first spotted the disease in 1991 in captivearroyo toads
in California. In 1996, when frogs at the National Zoo caught it,he sent electron microscopy images...
At Last, Zoologists May Know What Is Killing The World's Amphibians
A Great Leap Forward Frogs and toads
throughout the world are being killed by a fungus ...s known tohave struck down 10 species of frogs and toads
from 10 locations in Australia,seven species from two locations in Panama, a toad from southern Cali...
USGS Responds to Amphibian Declines With Program In Great Smokey Mountains National Park
...lamander or hear the chorus of serenading American toads
after a severe spring storm. These are just a few ...'s 28 species of salamanders and its 12 species of toads
and frogs has been internationally recognized. As the nation's largest water, earth and biological ...
Increasing Threat Of Extinction For Amphibians? Scientists To Seek Answers At NSF Workshop
Where have all the frogs, toads
and salamanders gone? The world's leadingresearch... of whether there's any hope of rescuing thefrogs, toads
and salamanders of the world before it's too late. What: Workshop on Amphibian Population Decline...