< Home < How can I help
At the onset of a disease outbreak in a population of newts and salamanders obvious signs, like sick, dying- or dead individuals, may be hard to find. If such an individual (traffic victims not included) is found RAVON asks the public to collect and store it. RAVON has the necessary permits to transport, handle and store such specimens for scientific research. Not every dead or sick individual has Bsal but could also died of natural causes (like predation) or other amphibian infectious diseases like Ranavirus or Amphibiocystidium. Therefor it is always a good idea to collect and store suspicious animals and contact RAVON for transport and further investigation.
found a dead or sick animal? Please notify us via: ZIEKTES@RAVON.NL
When you notice suspicious deaths or sick animals take the following steps:
report in NEIGHBORING countries