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Bullfrogs are to blame for deadly fungus outbreaks in western US

In the 1890s, settlers crossed the Rocky Mountains seeking new opportunities -- and bearing frogs. A new study coauthored by a San Francisco State...

Trichomonosis discovered amongst myna birds in Pakistan

A strain of the disease responsible for killing off nearly two thirds of the UK's greenfinches has been discovered in myna bird populations in...

Seal pups dying from mites, pneumonia and changing sea temperatures

Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers uncovered several key factors contributing to a die-off of South American fur seal pups, including mites, pneumonia and sea surface...

Chimpanzee deaths in Uganda pinned on human cold virus

In the wild, chimpanzees face any number of dire threats, ranging from poachers to predators to deforestation. That's why scientists, investigating an outbreak of respiratory...