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  • n. Any virus of the genus Ranavirus, many of which cause disease in amphibians


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  • The idea was to genetically engineer a Venezuelan ranavirus into something that would only kill toads and not frogs. News

  • As well as the climate threat, the researchers warned that two infectious diseases - a chytrid fungus and ranavirus - were also a serious threat to the animals 'long-term survival.

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  • "When people find frogs in their gardens that look emaciated with sores all over their bodies, and quite often with toes missing, that is probably ranavirus," said Garner.

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  • Two infectious diseases, a chytrid fungus and ranavirus, have decimated amphibians - a key indicator species reflecting the health of the environment - across the world.

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  • Enough of these will make any frog croak.

    April 15, 2011