Palmate newts’ spring begins


This video is called Lissotriton helveticus [palmate newt] courtship.

After other Dutch amphibians, spring has started for palmate newts in the Netherlands as well.

In Casteren in Brabant province, four specimens were seen on 15 March.

Britain: Harsh winter delays spring bloom: here.

Ken Livingstone‘s life changed when he found his first newt. He recalls a lifelong fascination with reptiles and amphibians: here.

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