Great crested newts
are rare across Europe, although can be locally abundant in the UK.
It is possible that although we did not observe otters rejecting prey, otters, similarly to garter-snakes, may also be able to determine whether or not a newt
is safe to eat by "tasting" the newt
and rejecting ones that are too toxic.
wasn't feeling too good either and has gone to the salad bowl in the sky.
Micro-habitat use within a guild of newt
larvae (Trituridae) in an Alpine lake.
Youngsters are being encouraged to get out of their cars and help the specialists scour the road ahead for newts
On the paper where you pledged your money to Newt
was a section that said the DVD was about "a trip that's been called.
In Britain, the habitat of the Great Crested Newt
has diminished due to land development pressure from population growth.
When teased or attacked by a predator, the newt
secretes a poisonous milky substance onto the body surface.
Coun Armstrong-Braun actually stood in front of mechanical diggers in his fight in the 1990s to protect the newts
during development of the retail park.
Natural England said work on the Travelodge at Lowestoft, Suffolk, should stop to prevent the great crested newts
A council spokesman said: "It may only be one protected great-crested newt
that is holding the workmen up.
Boss Peter Furness- Smith said: "Rounding up 25 newts
which have gone walkabout and returning them to their natural habitat works out at pounds 1,000 per newt