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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.

  • Taille moyenne

    Taille moyenne

    20 cm

  • Poids moyen

    Poids moyen

    10 g

  • Statut IUCN

    Statut IUCN

    Quasi-menacé (NT)

  • Ecosystème

    Eaux douces froides