What’s Causing Deadly Outbreaks of Fungal Diseases in World’s Wildlife?

An unprecedented global wave of virulent fungal infections is decimating whole groups of animals — from salamanders and frogs, to snakes and bats. While scientists are still trying to understand the causes, they are pointing to intercontinental travel, the pet trade, and degraded habitat as likely factors.

Environment 360

Last updated on 20 January 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Diseases