Fungal infection affecting frogs’ future

30 Jan 2019
An Australian green tree frog (Litoria caerulea). Photo credit: Brad Leue.

Researchers have identified how a fungal skin infection is wiping out our native frog species at an alarming rate.

The University of Queensland-led team investigated the chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis), which affects more than 500 species worldwide and is hampering frog conservation.

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