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L. Brian Stauffer, University of Illinois News Bureau
Animals

A Mysterious Snake Disease Is Spreading as the Planet Warms

A possible new treatment has been found for the fungal condition — but wild snakes need healthier habitats, not individual treatment.

December 2, 2016
8:43 AM EST
Photo: Northern water snake with fungal infection-caused deformity. Credit: D.E. Green, USGS National Wildlife Health Center