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The frequent visual appeal of frogs with deformed our bodies has generated a lot press assurance during the last decade. Frogs with additional limbs or digits, lacking limbs or digits, or misaligned appendages increase an alarming query: "Are deformed people next?" Taking a clean examine this traumatic environmental challenge, this reference offers a balanced assessment of the technology in the back of the malformed frog phenomenon. Bringing jointly information from ecology, parasitology, and different disciplines, Michael Lannoo considers the potential motives of those deformities, tells which frogs were affected, and addresses questions about what those malformations may well suggest to human populations. that includes top quality radiographic photos, Malformed Frogs means that our concentration will be on discovering useful options, a key element of in an effort to be controlling chemical, nutrient, and pesticide runoff into wetlands.

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