‘Devourer of sala­man­ders’

Canadian Geographic - - WILDLIFE -

The trans­la­tion of Ba­tra­chochytrium sala­man­drivo­rans, the skin-eat­ing fun­gal dis­ease that has dev­as­tated pop­u­la­tions of sala­man­ders in Europe and that prompted Cana­dian of­fi­cials to an­nounce new rules last May that would “pro­hibit the im­port into Canada of ev­ery sala­man­der species, un­less au­tho­rized by a per­mit, for a pe­riod of one year,” Ma­clean’s re­ported.

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