San Diego Zoo hosted a conference of scientists to review new, stringent standards for making sure amphibians don’t have the frog killer chytrid fungus as they come to zoos for “protective custody” against the many forces that are wiping them out in the wild. Story here.
February 19, 2009
Cleaning the frogs before they hop on the arkPosted by pleasecroak under Chytrid fungus | Tags: african bullfrog, Amphibian Ark, amphibian extinction, Bd, bullfrog, captive breeding, chytrid, Conservation, endangered, endangered species, Environment, extinct, extinction, Frog, frogs, fungus, joseph mendelson, San Diego Zoo, Wildlife, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Zoo, Zoo Atlanta, zoos |
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