Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis

Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) is a lethal fungus that causes chytridiomycosis – a deadly disease that is wiping out hundreds of amphibian species. The pathogen affects the keratin in the skin of amphibians and is spreading across Africa, killing out or ..




The scientists at Delhi University discovers a new species of ‘paddy frog’ belonging to microhylid genus Micryletta from Northeast India

A team of scientists from Delhi University (DU) and the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), in collaboration with researchers from Indonesia and the US, have discovered a new species of ‘paddy frog’ from Northeast India, primarily Assam. The frog belongs ..