Conservation News

Immune response to chytrid may kill frogs

People usually think of immune responses as helping bodies recover from diseases. But recent research showed the opposite for at least one frog species facing a deadly amphibian fungus. Lowland leopard frogs (Rana yavapaiensis) infected

Dana Kobilinsky

Birds leave diseases behind on migration

People are often required to get vaccinations against deadly diseases when they make trips to tropical areas, but birds don’t have that sort of luxury, even though these world travelers face similar risks. “They’re moving