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State and local officials are trying to eliminate them from golden gate park's -- -- on using tarps carbon dioxide gas an old fashioned and trapping.
These invasive African clawed frogs -- the -- tested positive for a killer fungus that's wiping out native species.
Millions of frogs dine out.
And where is that we've never seen before.
That's a catastrophe.
Services to a state -- -- -- -- team identified the fungus with DNA analysis it's cold -- -- a microscopic parasite from Africa.
It -- on clawed frogs brought to America for research they got out so did the fungus.
California is yellow legged frog and an astonishing 40% of all -- worldwide being driven to extinction in three decades.
California Academy of Sciences specimen collection is key to tracking the killer each one of those individual specimens is a record of that species.
In place and time.
Scientists are now studying the -- frogs survival mechanism.
They don't even show signs of disease and yet they're in fact it.
What are they doing differently than these native species here in California.
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