Gallery description : newts pictures

Newts are amphibians that lead a solitary life. lissotriton vulgaris is the scientific name for a newt. It comes from the genus of the amphibian - pleurodelinae. 42km/h (30mph) is the speed newts can move. Newts life span is 2-15 years. The animal has a weight of 10-50g (0.3-1.8oz). The size is about 5-15cm (1.7-5.9in).

Facts about newts
NameNewt
ClassLissamphibia
Scientific NameLissotriton vulgaris
LifestyleSolitary
PredatorsBirds, fox, reptiles
Top Speed42km/h (30mph)
Size5-15cm (1.7-5.9in)
Main PreyWorms, insects, water snails
Weight10-50g (0.3-1.8oz)
OrderCaudata
Skin TypeScales
FamilySalamandridae
HabitatTemperate forests and river banks
Conservation StatusLeast concern
TypeAmphibian
Life Span2-15 years
KingdomAnimalia
DietOmnivore
ColourBlack, brown, grey, green, orange, red, yellow
PhylumChordata
Average Litter Size100
GenusPleurodelinae
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Description Newts pictures. Have Newts :)1376
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