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Observed: 13th March 2013 By: CETCET’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles

Underneath a section of deadfall, in a wooded area approx. 25 metres from water. We would like anyone to please give use an accurate identification.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Smooth Newt (Lissotriton vulgaris) interacts


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The larger of the two is a

The larger of the two is a male smooth newt. I suspect the other one is too but it's more difficult to say for certain. The black stripe is the beginning of the crest which will develop when it reaches the pond for breeding.