National Zoo and Partners First to Breed Critically Endangered Tree Frog
August 2, 2010
As frogs around the world continue to disappear—many killed by a rapidly spreading disease called chytridiomycosis, which attacks the skin cells of amphibians—one critically endangered species has received an encouraging boost.
Japanese Giant Salamanders at the Zoo
One of Japan’s “special natural treasures” is now among the National Zoo’s most valued scientific gems, after a voyage that has united two cultures in an international conservation effort.