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Marbled newt

Triturus marmoratus


Green, with black stains and a beautiful orange stripe in the back


In my backyard. They show finaly,i was concerned because this season this species was lacking,but there they are in a nigth without clouds,they guide them selfs by the stars,so they have to choice a weet but with no clouds nigth to move arround


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25 Comments (1–25)

Thanks Kenny for your kind words

Kenny8 4 weeks ago


Thanks Ashley,I feel very honored :)
Thanks Kostas and Leuba for your kind words

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

Must have missed this one Antonio - great spotting and pics !

KostasZontanos 5 years ago

Congratulations Antonio!

AshleyT 5 years ago

Congrats Antonio, your colorful Marbled Newt has made the top 10 amphibian spottings in the '2015 Best Wildlife Photo' mission! Rangers are voting on the top 10 amphibian spottings, and the top 3 will be announced on February 2nd. The top 3 spottings will be commented on here on the site, but make sure you keep a look out on our Facebook app page for the announcement as well! Congratulations on making the top 10!

Thanks Amadeus4,i agree,these ones are just beautiful :)

armadeus.4 5 years ago

Tiny little critter rockin' that red stripe :D Thank you for sharing this little one :)

I agreed Jim,Noah is realy a Noah´s ark :)
Thanks for your kind words

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 5 years ago

The great thing about Noah is you see new things every day...thanks for the posting.

Thanks very much Bhagya Herath for your kind words.

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

wow!!! lovely....

Xará obrigado meu amigo,é verdade,fico sempre à espera do inverno e elas lá aparecem,este ano mais tarde por falta de humidade,mas mesmo assim apareceram as 3 espécies de salamandras e as 2 de sapos :-)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 5 years ago

Tu sempre comentas sobre meus exóticos animais, mas nós não temos salamandras no Brasil! Sortudo, tens uma em seu próprio quintal...

Thanks Juan for your nice words

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 5 years ago

Very cool Newt Antonio!

Thanks Sunnyjosef,indeed:)

sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Strange creature!!! TFS.....

@Thanks Reza i have the same opinion :-)
@Thanks Malik,imagine my surprise to find them last year in my backyard :-)
@Thanks Luis for your nice words
@Thanks Venusflytrap2000 for your cool comment

CalebSteindel 5 years ago


LuisStevens 5 years ago

Beautiful series António!

MalikHunt 5 years ago

Amazing! It's like a little jem.

Beauty !

Thanks Hema,i love these ones :-)

Hema 5 years ago

What a beauty!!

Braga, Braga, Portugal

Spotted on Mar 23, 2015
Submitted on Apr 3, 2015

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