In recent years, conservation biologists have drawn attention to a worldwide decline in wild populations of frogs, toads, and salamanders — a phenomenon that has come to be called the Global Amphibian Crisis. | Kike Calvo/UIG via Getty Images

Global Amphibian Crisis Sparks Call for a Halt to Pet Trade

The infectious disease, called chytrid fungus, passes from animals in the wild to pets.

Published On 05/11/2018
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