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Decline of the Frogs

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Frog species around the world are in decline and becoming extinct. A third of all amphibian species are threatened with extinction. Since 1980, up to 200 different frog species have became extinct.

Frogs face many threats to their survival, they include

  • pollution
  • habitat loss
  • spread of diseases (chytrid fungus)
  • invasive species
  • over harvesting of frogs for food / pet trade
  • climate change

I’ll probably go over each threat in more specific in a series of post

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