• Biology, Medicine
  • Published in
    Environmental toxicology and…
    2004
  • DOI:10.1897/03-491

Pesticides in mountain yellow-legged frogs (Rana muscosa) from the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, USA.

@article{Fellers2004PesticidesIM,
  title={Pesticides in mountain yellow-legged frogs (Rana muscosa) from the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, USA.},
  author={Gary M. Fellers and Laura L. McConnell and David Pratt and Seema Datta},
  journal={Environmental toxicology and chemistry},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={
          2170-7
        }
}
In 1997, pesticide concentrations were measured in mountain yellow-legged frogs (Rana muscosa) from two areas in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, USA. One area (Sixty Lakes Basin, Kings Canyon National Park) had large, apparently healthy populations of frogs. A second area (Tablelands, Sequoia National Park) once had large populations, but the species had been extirpated from this area by the early 1980s. The Tablelands is exposed directly to prevailing winds from agricultural regions… CONTINUE READING

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