The Southern Cricket Frog (Acris gryllus)- the Enigmatic Decline Continues?

Hi, I’m Anikó Tóth, and I’m working in Dr. Micancin’s lab this summer on a project involving amphibian decline. Enigmatic amphibian decline is a phenomenon that is observed around the world, and it refers to the loss of species in habitats that are undisturbed or suitable for their survival.  Most of the public attention surrounding this problem has been focused around the decline of charismatic frog species in exotic locations.  The declines of common species in the United States have not received as much attention, even though, from a biological perspective, the declines of common species are just as, if not more, worrisome.

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