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Newts

Pleurodeles waltl

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A large, almost exclusively aquatic, newt

Originally from calm waters in Spain, Portugal and northern Morocco, newts are amphibians. This large newt, almost exclusively aquatic, thrives in temperatures of 15°C to 25°C. It eats worms, insects and any other prey that fits in its mouth. The have been regularly studied by scientists in space, particularly for their capacity to reproduce without gravity.
  • Average size: 20 cm
  • Average weight: 10 g
  • IUCN red list status: Near threatened (NT)

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