Emperor Newt Tylototriton shanjing

Emperor Newt
Emperor Newt
The Emperor Newt, also called the Mandarin Newt, lives in high altitude ponds and streams in China's Yunan province. It can grow to 20cm length.
Emperor Newt
Emperor Newt
Emperor Newt
Like its relative, the Himalayan Newt, the brownish spots, stripes and legs are usually bright orange, warning that the newt is highly toxic. A poison is ejected from the spots on its back when the newt is squeezed or squeezes itself.