Contact: Elaine Bible
San Francisco State University
Caption: The Santa Lucia Mountains slender salamander, Batrachoseps luciae (pictured) is one of the species that SF State researchers will study in a new National Science Foundation-funded project that will explore the relationship between amphibian social behavior and a deadly fungus called Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd).
Credit: Credit: Sam Murray
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