Tag: growth

May 24, 2017

35-year study sheds new light on alligators’ lifespan

American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) can live as long as humans, making it difficult for scientists to conduct long-term studies on them. But Phil Wilkinson, a retired manager of South Carolina’s Tom...

September 19, 2016

Chytrid fungus survivors suffer stunted growth

It’s easy to see that frogs are in trouble when their breeding ponds are littered with carcasses. But even in places with no visible die-offs, the fungal disease that is...