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Sep 2013 077

Observed: 23rd September 2013 By: isitanewt
Sep 2013 077
Description:

After dark. Damp evening. This newt/lizard waited whilst I got my camera and photographed it. But is it a newt or a lizard? there are two dark stipes running down its body.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Smooth Newt (Lissotriton vulgaris) interacts

Comments

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It's a newt

But the two smaller UK species (Smooth and Palmate) are tricky to tell apart.