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Lake Acherito

Caption: This is Ibón Acherito in the Spanish Pyrenees. The researchers collected water samples there to better understand the current distribution of the pathogen Bd. The lake is on an altitude of about 1,900 m in the Western Pyrenees and contains a large number of different amphibian species.

Credit: Dirk S. Schmeller/UFZ

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