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Bosca's newt,Tritão de ventre laranja

Lissotriton boscai


Bosca's newt (Lissotriton boscai, formerly Triturus boscai), also known as the Iberian newt, is a species of newt in the Salamandridae family. It is found in Portugal and western Spain. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, rural gardens, water storage areas, ponds, and introduced vegetation. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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Thanks Arlanda for your kind words

arlanda 8 years ago

Wow, great series António

thanks Emma,yes i agreed with you,we are lucky and before Noah we almost dont take atention to such a diferent under eyes life that was just there :)

Hema 8 years ago

Super cute newt!! You are so lucky to see them posing for you!

Thanks Lisa,consider the pic#3 in first,i love to change when someone suggested :)
Thanks Daniele for your kind words
Obrigado Gabriel :)

DanielePralong 8 years ago

Great series António!

GabrielClemente 8 years ago

Lindas fotos de um lindo animal. Parabens

LisaPowers 8 years ago

Very nice spotting. I love the second and third pix especially.

Braga, Portugal

Spotted on Oct 25, 2012
Submitted on Nov 9, 2012

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