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Contact: Tilo Arnhold
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Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

Midwife Toad

Caption: This is a midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) in the Pyrenees. Some populations of this species did resist Bd infection and the pattern of the resistances was a first indication for the researchers that interactions between Bd zoospores and microorganisms are worth investigating more deeply.

Credit: Dirk S. Schmeller/UFZ

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