Permaculturing in Portugal

One family's attempts to live in a more planet-friendly way

Quinta wildlife #7

Discovered by Helen while digging up the middle terrace to prepare vegetable beds for planting. A Marbled Newt (Triturus marmoratus). These mainly terrestrial members of the Salamander family apparently navigate by the stars to find their way back to their breeding pools. Here it must be right at the southernmost extent of its range.

Marbled Newt (Triturus marmoratus)

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