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Toad from South Africa stows away in sneaker of Hopkins scientist, lands in Baltimore gym locker

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An endangered-species toad traveled from South Africa to Baltimore in a Hopkins scientist's sneaker and ended up in her gym locker. Nancy Connell, a retired microbiologist and senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, discovered the toad in the locker Friday morning after...
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