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New CU-Boulder Study Shows Diversity Decreases Chances of Parasitic Disease


October 21, 2008

toads A new University of Colorado at Boulder study showing that American toads who pal around with gray tree frogs reduce their chances of parasitic infections known to cause limb malformations, has strong implications for the benefits of biodiversity on emerging wildlife diseases. Full Story

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