text-only page produced automatically by LIFT Text Transcoder Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation
News
design element
News
News From the Field
For the News Media
Special Reports
Research Overviews
NSF-Wide Investments
Speeches & Lectures
NSF Current Newsletter
Multimedia Gallery
News Archive
News by Research Area
Arctic & Antarctic
Astronomy & Space
Biology
Chemistry & Materials
Computing
Earth & Environment
Education
Engineering
Mathematics
Nanoscience
People & Society
Physics
 

Email this pagePrint this page
All Images


Press Release 13-025
Biodiversity Protects Against Disease, Scientists Find

Discovery resulted from study of amphibians in ponds

Back to article | Note about images

Image of frogs with deformed limbs in a pond.

Scientists peer into a pond containing amphibians with deformed limbs.

Credit: Dave Herasimtschuk/Freshwaters Illustrated


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (134 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

A northern red-legged frog with limb deformities sitting on a leaf

A northern red-legged frog with limb deformities seems to watch researchers at work.

Credit: Dave Herasimtschuk/Freshwaters Illustrated


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (215 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Scientists searching a pond

Scientists search ponds for deformed amphibians.

Credit: Dave Herasimtschuk/Freshwaters Illustrated


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (205 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Biologist Pieter Johnson holding snails in his hand

Biologist Piet Johnson collects snails for parasite testing.

Credit: Dave Herasimtschuk/Freshwaters Illustrated


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (150 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

herons and egrets

Amphibian-eating birds such as herons and egrets are part of the aquatic parasite cycle.

Credit: Dave Herasimtschuk/Freshwaters Illustrated


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (107 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

A northern leopard frog with deformed limbs from a parasite infection.

This northern leopard frog has deformed limbs from a parasite infection.

Credit: Dave Herasimtschuk/Freshwaters Illustrated


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (145 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.



Email this pagePrint this page
Back to Top of page