From dogs to frogs: how pets, laboratory animals, and wildlife aided in elucidating harmful effects arising from a hazardous dumpsite

Author Name: 
Quimby, F. W., Casey, A. C. and Arquette, M. F.
Publication Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2013
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Acting as a ‘canary in a coal mine’ frogs are one of the environments early warning systems. This article describes cases of animals providing insights into several of the more perplexing issues in environmental science regarding Native American lands. The impact of these findings on the identification of a hazardous waste site and global amphibian decline are discussed. It should be noted that the findings inside of this article are based upon accidental contamination of animals, not intentional harming.