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Eggs found by a newt

Observed: 14th June 2012 By: gcpcdr
Newt and eggs

Found in bottom of garden waste sack which had been undisturbed for over 5 years and used as a place for storing small bits of unwanted wood. Eggs are size of peas 6-7mm dia. and translucent, gold colour like Cod Liver Oil capsules. I don't think they are related to the newt.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Smooth Newt (Lissotriton vulgaris) interacts


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They look like they might be

They look like they might be seeds, maybe stored by a mouse?

The newt looks like a juvenile smooth newt.