By Holly Lebowitz Rossi
July 21, 2011
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African dwarf frog

The Centers for Disease Control is tracking incidences of salmonella poisoning that are linked to an African dwarf frog that is sold as a pet.  The outbreak has sickened 241 individuals--61 percent of whom are children under 10--since 2009.  The outbreak can be traced to a single frog breeding facility Madera County, California, Blue Lobster Farms, a CDC release stated.

(image via: http://www.cdc.gov/)

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