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By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM Dying Frogs, Salamanders, and Other Amphibians A deadly fungus is attacking Earth’s amphibian species. Unfortunately, the disease seems to be winning and its price may be the extinction of frogs, toads and salamanders. The disease, called chytridiomycosis, or chytrid for short, has been decimating…
Deep in the forests of Chile, a frog has gone silent, possibly forever—and an epidemic fungus may be the culprit.
The two-inch fungus with a brown head, first discovered off Africa in 2009, has been found in the forests of Vietnam, scientists say.
Exposure to brewer’s yeast allowed a man’s stomach to ferment its own beer, a new study says.