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Rescuing frogs, so they can rescue us

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The importance of frogs in the food chain and their surprising role in human medicine is one reason why scientists are hurrying to rescue them from a deadly fungus, and preserve them in "amphibian arks".

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Thank you @oliviersc
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Pet frogs linked to salmonella outbreak in kids with children infected in 44 states

Pet frogs linked to salmonella outbreak in kids with children infected in 44 states | >frogs< | Scoop.it
Small water frogs marketed and sold as pets are linked to an outbreak of Salmonella infections from 2008 to 2011, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Rescuing frogs, so they can rescue us

Rescuing frogs, so they can rescue us | >frogs< | Scoop.it
The importance of frogs in the food chain and their surprising role in human medicine is one reason why scientists are hurrying to rescue them from a deadly fungus, and preserve them in "amphibian arks".

Via Sakis Koukouvis
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oliviersc's comment, April 10, 2012 11:36 AM
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Sakis Koukouvis's comment, April 10, 2012 11:47 AM
Thank you @oliviersc
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We need to fight to stop frogs' extinction - Telegraph

We need to fight to stop frogs' extinction - Telegraph | >frogs< | Scoop.it
Today is Save the Frogs Day; and these elusive amphibians are worth our attention.

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Frogs with salmonella could still be lurking in US homes: CDC

Frogs with salmonella could still be lurking in US homes: CDC | >frogs< | Scoop.it
CHICAGO — They live underwater, eat bloodworms, and are promoted on pet websites. But African dwarf frogs can carry salmonella.
An outbreak tied to the frogs sickened nearly 400 people, mostly children, from 2008 to 2011.

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Scientists Resurrect Extinct Frog That Gives Birth Through Its Mouth

Scientists Resurrect Extinct Frog That Gives Birth Through Its Mouth | >frogs< | Scoop.it
In 1983, the world lost one of its weirdest frogs. The gastric-brooding frog, native to tiny portions of Queensland, Australia, gave birth through its

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Gisela Moniz's curator insight, March 17, 2013 3:59 PM

 

Is science the last frontier of life or are we playing God without caring about the

consequences?

 

Gisela Moniz's comment, March 24, 2013 5:22 PM
So i thought!
Modupe Macaulay's curator insight, March 28, 2013 8:46 PM

Not quite...

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Frog-Phobic Man Awarded $1.6 Million After Flood Brings Frogs

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CLARENCE, N.Y. — Paul Marinaccio Sr. traces his fear of frogs to a childhood incident in Italy when a man holding bullfrogs chased him away after he'd wandered from the vineyard where his parents worked.

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Aliveritas's curator insight, April 13, 2013 1:39 AM

Huh?

Randy Treibel's comment, April 13, 2013 2:20 AM
Stop link to trashy sensationalist journalism like the Huff Post. This headline has almost nothing to do with what actually happened.
Randy Treibel's comment, April 13, 2013 2:20 AM
*linking