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Are there any worldwide patterns of amphibian declines?

The worldwide pattern of amphibian declines includes both loss of populations from parts of species' ranges -- the pattern seen in Australia and Central American tropics with stream frogs -- and declines of entire species, such as ranid frogs in California and the Southwest, an Australian frog that broods its young in its stomach, and the 'poster frogs' for amphibian declines, the golden toad in Costa Rica

Learn more: USGS National Wildlife Health Center: Amphibian Malformations and Declines

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