Fungus killing newts, salamanders is likely heading to U.S.

November 1, 2014 1:08 PM

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Fungus killing newts, salamanders is likely heading to U.S.

Newt and salamander lovers, take note: A disease that's devastated amphibian populations in parts of Europe is almost certainly headed to the United States.

"It's a question of when, not if, this fungus reaches North America," University of Maryland researcher Carly Muletz, co-author of a recent study on the subject, said in a statement.

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