25 de septiembre de 2009

Ranas con un ojo



En el norte de California, una especie de ranas son víctimas de un ataque de un parásito.

In northern California, foothill yellow-legged tadpoles are developing into juvenile frogs with missing legs and eyes, like the animal seen above in 2008. These deformities are possibly caused by outbreaks of an alien parasite from Eurasia that usually attacks fish used in aquaculture and the aquarium trade, a new study says.


Aquí la historia completa, vía National Geographic.

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