Endangered corroboree frogs. The species has been badly hit by chytrid fungas. Photo: Taronga Zoo

Amphibian apocalypse: deadly skin-eating fungus has wiped out 90 frogs and other species in 50 years, with hundreds more declining

  • For the first time, scientists have calculated the ‘astounding’ impact of chytrid fungus on amphibian populations
  • The disease originated in Asia, where species have natural immunity, but has been spread worldwide by the pet trade, with devastating results
Topic |   Conservation

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Endangered corroboree frogs. The species has been badly hit by chytrid fungas. Photo: Taronga Zoo
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