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Emperor Newt
2008-11-14 17:06:51

The Emperor Newt (Tylototriton shanjing), also known as the Mandarin Newt or Mandarin Salamander, is a species of newt native to southeast Asia. They are found in the high mountain province of Yunnan, China, between 1000 and 2500 feet above sea level. They inhabit pools and slow-moving streams in subtropical forests. This species can grow up to 8 inches in length. It has a ridged orange head...

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