In South American Highlands, Disease is Killing Frogs While Climate Change Threats Loom

Nature World: A study of declining frog populations in the Andes Mountains reveals that disease is accelerating their death. A deadly fungus is striking the mountain frogs, which San Francisco State University professor Vance Vredenburg said is notable because it's not the cause of death many had suspected. Increasing temperatures, even at the high altitudes of the Andes, were initially believed to play a role in the frogs' death. Vredenburg and his colleagues found that frogs living at higher elevations......

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