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Frog disease

Frogs are known and celebrated for their disease resistance abilities. However, they are currently facing a global pandemic of their own. Chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) that causes the disease chytridiomycosis has decimated many frog populations around the world. It is known to have affected frogs in eastern Australia and having likely caused local extinctions and ongoing declines of many species.
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