Parasite Creating Deformed Frogs in Western U.S

National Geographic: Amphibians with "sick and twisted" deformities continue to be widespread in the western United States, new research says. ee more pictures of the deformed frogs.) A flatworm parasite called Ribeiroia ondatrae infects several species of frogs just as they're developing their limbs, causing an assortment of defects such as no legs or even multiple legs that jut out at weird angles from the frogs' bodies scientists say. The deformed frogs are often unable to move and either die or quickly get......

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