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Petition Seeks Emergency Moratorium on Imports of Salamanders for Pet Trade


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Petition Seeks Emergency Moratorium on Imports of Salamanders for Pet Trade

Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity and Save the Frogs today filed a formal petition to the Interior secretary seeking an emergency moratorium on the import of salamanders for the pet trade to prevent introduction of the deadly fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) into the United States.

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