Australia's most endangered frogs need $15m to save them

SCIENTISTS have put forward a $15 million plan to save Australia's seven most endangered frogs from extinction as a deadly fungus devastates their numbers.

David Newell, a lecturer in environmental science at Southern Cross University, and his colleagues have identified the seven most at-risk frogs.

Six frog species have already become extinct as a result of the fungus's expansion into Australia.

He said steps needed to be taken urgently to save the seven endangered frogs species, which have already taken a hit from the fungus's spread.

"We need to act," he said.

Read more at: ABC


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