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Comment on "Habitat Split and the Global Decline of Amphibians"

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Science  16 May 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5878, pp. 874
DOI: 10.1126/science.1155114

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Becker et al. (Reports, 14 December 2007, p. 1775) reported that forest amphibians with terrestrial development are less susceptible to the effects of habitat degradation than those with aquatic larvae. However, analysis with more appropriate statistical methods suggests there is no evidence for a difference between aquatic-reproducing and terrestrial-reproducing species.

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