World's biggest amphibian 'discovered' in museum

DNA from historical museum specimens may help save the giant salamander from extinction in the wild.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 17, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: animals endangered-species genetics fossils conservation amphibians zoological-society-of-london

'Friendly' bacteria could help save frogs from disease

A discovery by UK scientists could help save species such as the European common frog from extinction

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
June 22, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: bacteria exeter university-of-exeter amphibians zoological-society-of-london

Climate change: How frogs could vanish from ponds

Climate change is having an impact on British wildlife, say scientists mapping a deadly frog disease.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
May 10, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: wildlife animals climate-change amphibians

Killer frog disease 'part of Earth's sixth mass extinction'

A fungus that kills amphibians is responsible for the biggest loss of nature from a single disease.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
March 29, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: animals amphibians

New 'mysterious' frog species discovered in India's Western Ghats

The new species were found after three years of extensive explorations in the Western Ghats.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 13, 2019 ~2 min

Tags:  amphibians

World's 'loneliest' frog gets a date

Scientists find a Juliet for water frog, Romeo, once thought to be the last of his kind in the world.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Jan. 15, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: conservation bolivia amphibians

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