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Newt 1

Observed: 4th August 2012 By: pf339
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Newt 1
Newt 2

Small newt, about 7 or 8cm long, in and next to puddle in middle of lane next to Marloes Mere at about 9pm. Unless juvenile, small size suggests possibly Lissotriton helveticus.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Smooth Newt (Lissotriton vulgaris) interacts


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It is most likely to be a

It is most likely to be a palmate newt from that part of the country, but I couldn't say for sure from this photo.

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Thanks for comment and information about likely identity. Many thanks.