Probably a newt... Some time ago I used to have an old boat in my garden. When I finally took it away, I found five of these little animals hidden there. I guess they were newts (triturus vulgaris), but maybe someone here in the jungle knows better...!? Amphibians,Europe,Geotagged,Germany,Northern crested newt,Triturus cristatus,newt

Probably a newt...

Some time ago I used to have an old boat in my garden. When I finally took it away, I found five of these little animals hidden there. I guess they were newts (triturus vulgaris), but maybe someone here in the jungle knows better...!?

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  1. I don't believe this is a smooth newt the coloration is more typical of a Great Crested Newt, which is typically this dark black color. Posted one month ago

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The northern crested newt, also known as the great crested newt or warty newt is a newt in the family Salamandridae, found across Europe and parts of Asia.

Similar species: Salamanders
Species identified by TristanV
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Uploaded Feb 19, 2012. Captured Sep 9, 2008 in Bergstra├če 4, 31180 Giesen, Germany.
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