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A Global Amphibian Epidemic

Species Extinction: A Global Amphibian Epidemic 

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Speaking at the California Academy of Sciences, Assistant Curator David Blackburn discusses the decline of amphibian species worldwide. Photo Credit: LadyDragonflyCC via Flickr.

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3:43PM PDT on Aug 28, 2012

Very disturbing!

6:37AM PDT on Aug 28, 2012

:(

1:40PM PDT on Aug 16, 2012

so sad. once they are gone, they are gone for good

6:37PM PDT on Jun 13, 2012

The extinction crises has begun....

6:26PM PDT on Jun 13, 2012

The extinction crises has begun....

7:58AM PDT on Jun 11, 2012

In Aus (cairns ) I stayed in a hostel one night and was enjoying a good shower covered in soap, suddenly some thing jumped on my shoulder scaring me to death, I ran out the shower in to the dorm, naked, soap in my eyes shouting What is it - get it off, every one was laughing, it was a tree frog stuck to my back with little suckers for feet - It got me known and I made some good friends that night due to that little frog.

7:57PM PDT on Jun 10, 2012

OMG

6:54PM PDT on Jun 10, 2012

Well, I guess what they say is true. To kill a frog put it in a pot of cold water and slowly turn up the fire.

6:09PM PDT on Jun 10, 2012

sad :/

7:57AM PDT on Jun 10, 2012

"Ron B." said it perfectly that the collapse of amphibians worldwide is a harbinger of things to come if we do not stop trashing Mother Earth right now, but it seems to me that mankind is on the fast track to oblivion.

"Intelligent species" my ass.

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