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Old 17-08-2009, 04:28 PM
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This newt is an Alpine newt, and the nominate form aswell... Mesotriton (formerly Triturus) alpestris alpestris, as can be told by appearance and throat. This species originates from western Europe. Nice find in some ways but not native to the UK.

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