Chytrid fungus threatening amphibians

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This video from the USA says about itself:

Western Toad and Chytrid Epedemic: Short Version

Learn how the Chytrid fungus is killing amphibians in the Pacific Northwest, and around the world.

From Wildlife Extra:

Hope for frogs in a biodiversity hotspot: No chytrid fungus in West Africa

March 2013. Amphibians are one of the most threatened animal groups in the world; almost one third of all species are under acute threat. One of the main reasons for their decline is a chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) with a nearly worldwide distribution. In a collaborative effort between Burke Museum researchers and other scientists from across the globe, close to 1,000 amphibians belonging to over 60 species were tested for the disease.

Widespread in southern, eastern, and central Africa

Chytridiomycosis, the disease caused by the fungus, is known to be highly lethal to frogs and is believed to be…

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