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newt

one of several species of tailed amphibians which, together with the salamanders, form the order Urodela.

newt

newts and salamanders belong to the subclass Urodela (syn. Caudata) and comprise eight families and a very large number of species. The newts spend some of their lives on land, in a form called efts, and then metamorphose to aquatic newts. They are small, lizard-like creatures, which are becoming popular as house pets or decorations.

newt poisoning
dogs and cats mouthing newts and salamanders may develop salivation, muscular weakness and motor incoordination leading to paralysis, vomiting and diarrhea, caused by a salivary toxin.
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Newt was reached by phone on Sunday evening by (https://www.
The new habitat provided by the council will ensure the newts benefit from development and at the same time developers avoid costs and risks of delay that have caused concern in many developments before now.
The average whole newt TTX levels summarized for the Soap Creek ponds population and used in this analysis were from recent collections that were part of this study rather than from previous studies (for example, Hanifin and others 1999).
Katharine then rushed the newt and salad back to Sainsbury's Holborn store.
In addition, the complexity of the newt life cycle cannot be overlooked.
The newts cross the estate's entrance drive and faced being flattened by cars arriving for the beer garden evening.
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A business based in Ukraine reportedly is the main marketer for the newt and it operates primarily over the Internet.
The specific habitat niche that the great crested newt naturally occupies also supports a remarkable diversity of plant and invertebrate life that is integral to the eco system or bigger ecological picture.
Newt is a computer genius, his father is rich enough to buy him almost anything, and the charter school requires gun-packing body guards and a security detail.
Yet this bizarre behaviour appears not to cause the newt any ill effects.
They were already stunned when a study suggested the newt population could be a grand total of one.