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Re Newt

I found a dead newt in my garden shed in Elderslie?

No pond nearby ? Seems strange.

Posted by John Morton on 03 November 2014
Hi John,

Sorry about the delay in replying to your recent email.

Amphibians are most active at night and if it has been raining they may leave the ponds and wander around. I have no idea why a newt would wander into a garden shed - probably by mistake at guess.

The Clyde Amphibian & Reptile Group (CARG) should have experts studying amphibians and they may be able to give a more detailed answer to your enquiry.

Norman Tait
PNHS Web Editor
Posted by Norman Tait on 10 November 2014
Excellent website with fantastic information. Well done!!
Posted by John on 19 February 2009
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