THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Study adds twist to deformity mystery

By Felicia Mello
Globe Correspondent / July 2, 2007

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When schoolchildren on a field trip found frogs with missing legs in a Minnesota pond 12 years ago, the mystery captured the imagination of biologists and the public. Soon reports of amphibians with missing or extra limbs poured in from sites around the country, including New England. In some places, as much as half the frog population was affected. (Full article: 494 words)

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