A mummified newt

This week, we finally had the time to enjoy the newts – who are very active after their hibernation – in Old Botanical Garden here in Göttingen.

IMG_4679 copySad but true: We didn`t only meet living newts. The following pictures are showing a mummified newt (Ichthyosaura alpestris). The poor little animal died and became dried just right on the waterfront of a pond. He was lying on his back. We couldn`t find out for what reason this newt died. The first picture shows the original position:

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Clarissa Ink Arts & Inkor Pank (by Clarissa Pohl) - Shirt-Label "Inkor Pank" - Ink Illustrations: Science and Fantasy - Paleo Arts and Illustrations - Dinosaurs and more I`m a small-scale entrepreneur, writer and illustrator (mostly Dinosaurs and Paleo Arts - it`s my precious, because I studied Geology and Paleontology). In my blog I show my works (or parts of it), my hobbies (Amigurumi and Crochet) and other things/pictures I`m interested in: Nature, Animals, Arts et cetera p.p.. Be invited!
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