On May 14th 2015, SAVE THE FROGS! along with the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the US Fish & Wildlife Service for an emergency moratorium on the importation of salamanders into the USA unless they are certified free of the deadly chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium salamandivorans.
– Read the New York Times article about the petition here
– Read the Center for Biological Diversity press release here.
– Read SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger’s Official Comments On The Petition Here.
Read & Download Our 2015 Petition To The USFWS Here
Read Dr. Kriger’s 2010 Letter To The USFWS Here
In the letter, Dr. Kriger urges the USFWS to ban the importation of all amphibians into the USA unless certified free of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.