The Gulf Coast Pygmy Sunfish is found in the coastal river drainages of the Sunshine State, Florida, over to southern Georgia.
The disease is an aggressive fungal infection called chytridiomycosis. It is caused by a type of chytrid fungus, colloquially known as Bd, which is shorthand for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.
This episode, we have a story that takes us all the way from Copenhagen, to the rain forest of South America— from the belly of the beast, to it’s excrement—as we explore nature’s Vampires
14 billion years ago, the universe as we know it didn’t exist. It was smaller than an atom and more hot and dense than anything we could imagine and then…BANG! The Big Bang, in less than a second, the most fantastic mess of all…