Sunday, March 5, 2017

Alpine newts- Spring is in the air

I love all the spring breeding dancing going on.  The tank is full of larvae- I'll see how they come along without assistance.

Left upper- male
Right upper- female
Lower- female in foreground

adult- many of my adults remain neotenic for years- they are breeding adults with gills

Neotenic adult male

Neotenic- adult female

Neotenic- young adult female

Neotenic adult female

Neotenic adult male

Adult male- the blue on the tail is is iridescent

Neotenic adult male that is striking the pose

A little bit of polka dotted newt belly

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