Mass deaths of frogs in Pyrenees

In March 2017 a mass mortality of brown frog (Rana temporaria) has been observed in Parc national des Pyrénées in two places at Val d’Azun and  Gavarnie.

Ranavirus have been found and could be the cause of death or a co-factor.

If ever you observe unusual frogs death in Pyrenees, please contact the Société Herpétologique de France (christophe.eggert@lashf.org) or use the web site www.alerte-amphibien.fr.

The information will then be forwarded to whom it may concern.