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Washington University in St. Louis

Another Chytrid Suspect

Caption: A central newt, Notophthalmus viridescens, makes its home in a Missouri pond. Newts are a common pond amphibian in Missouri and are often infected with the amphibian chytrid fungus.

Credit: Tyson Research Center

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