Photo: Frog Extinctions Linked to Global Warming



About two-thirds of Central and South America's 110 harlequin frog species are believed to have vanished during the 1980s and 1990s. A new study says the primary culprit is the pathogenic chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, which has been spurred by global warming.

Photograph by Robert Puschendorf


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