Iberian ribbed newt

The Iberian ribbed newt (Pleurodeles waltl) is an amphibian of the newt family, with a large head, small eyes and a long tail.

Where to find them?

The Iberian ribbed newt is found in the marsh of the wetlands habitat of Oceanogràfic.

General aspects

Its body is covered in black marks on the skin which can vary in colour from dark brown to light yellow.
On both sides, rows of marks can be noted, coinciding with the ends of its ribs, which can be extended as a defence strategy.