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Hotspots

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2008 | ISBN: 9780520255883
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520942530 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0004
Hotspots

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This chapter describes several malformed frog hotspots, and also describes a staterun aquacultural site from northwestern Iowa that produces malformed frogs. It presents four sets of radiographs of animals from malformation sites in other parts of the country, including: (1) northern leopard frogs from Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, site; and sets of bullfrog radiographs from (2) the Ripley Pond site in Ohio, (3) a Santa Clara County, California site and (4) a Switzerland County, Indiana site. Finally, the chapter briefly describes the U.S.F.W.S. National Wildlife Refuge sampling program.

Keywords: hotspots; Iowa; northern leopard frogs; Trempealeau County; bullfrog; Santa Clara County; Switzerland County; National Wildlife Refuge

Chapter.  4125 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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