Tag: lowland leopard frog

August 25, 2020

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...

April 28, 2016

Lowland leopard frogs fight off deadly pathogen

In Arizona, some populations of lowland leopard frogs’ immune systems are working overtime to fight off the deadly pathogen that causes the chytridiomycosis, a disease that is devastating amphibians in...