New disease ‘killing amphibians’

BBC: A deadly new disease has emerged that is wiping out amphibians, scientists report. A number of viruses have been found in northern Spain that are killing frog, toad and newt species. Infected animals can suffer from ulcers on their skin and die from internal bleeding. Researchers fear the strains, which belong to the Ranavirus group, have already spread to other countries. The study is published in the journal Current Biology. Lead author Dr Stephen Price, from University College London,......

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