Asia also looked like the probable origin after the team's epic efforts to check for pathogen DNA on 5,391 wild amphibian
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Twelve states banned reptiles from childcare centers; 3 of these 12 states also banned amphibians
, and these were the only states we found to have banned amphibians
from childcare centers.
The team is part of the Search for Lost Frogs, a worldwide campaign to find 100 amphibians
that haven't been seen in at least a decade.
Pages 401-404 in Amphibian
declines: the conservation status of united States species (M.
To address this growing problem, the Partners in Amphibian
and Reptile Conservation (PARC), U.
Perhaps even more disturbing is that upwards of 160 amphibian
species--some of which have been around for hundreds of millions of years--have gone extinct just in the last 25 years.
To begin with, about 50 amphibian
species have been shortlisted for the search.
NEW DELHI, November 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Delhi along with Global Wildlife Conservation, the Natural History Museum (London), the IUCN/SSC Amphibian
Specialist Group, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and Conservation International announced today an exciting new partnership to search for long lost amphibian
species in India.
Environmental scientists incorporate results from that surge as they synthesize the current scientific state of amphibian
and reptile ecotoxicology.
Biologists are alarmed by worldwide declines in amphibian
populations and the extinction of amphibian
Only 21 were found to contain even one amphibian
There are more than 80 species of amphibian
in Europe, a large proportion of which are distributed around the Mediterranean basin.
The focus of this year's campaign is to raise public awareness and understanding of the amphibian
extinction crisis and to generate funding for amphibian
Frogs around the world are in crisis, which has prompted a worldwide conservation initiative called The Amphibian