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A skin-eating fungus from Europe could decimate Appalachia’s salamanders – but researchers are working to prevent an outbreak

The red salamander (Pseudotriton ruber) is a species endemic to the United States. Betty4240/iStock via Getty Images Debra Miller, University of Tennessee y Matt Gray, University of Tennessee The Southern Appalachian mountains are a global biodiversity hot spot for salamanders. Dr. Deb Miller and Dr. Matt Gray lead the Amphibian Disease Laboratory at the University of Tennessee and are looking …

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