Evan Grant, a wildlife biologist, takes samples from Old Mill Pond at Paugussett State Forest in Newtown, Conn., May 17, 2016. Many species of salamander in the U.S. may be on the brink of a deadly fungal assault, much like one that has devastated some frog and toad populations worldwide.
Evan Grant, a wildlife biologist, takes samples from Old Mill Pond at Paugussett State Forest in Newtown, Conn., May 17, 2016. Many species of salamander in the U.S. may be on the brink of a deadly fungal assault, much like one that has devastated some frog and toad populations worldwide. Christopher Capozziello NYT
Evan Grant, a wildlife biologist, takes samples from Old Mill Pond at Paugussett State Forest in Newtown, Conn., May 17, 2016. Many species of salamander in the U.S. may be on the brink of a deadly fungal assault, much like one that has devastated some frog and toad populations worldwide. Christopher Capozziello NYT

Fungus has US researchers worried about vulnerable salamanders

June 05, 2016 04:30 PM

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