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The new type was named ”Syrian Crested Newts”. It has a big crest on the back, with small dark spots and a broad white line on each side, unlike the familiar European type.
The new Salamander’s abdomen is orange in colour. It is 15-cm-long.
In terms of numbers, frogs are superior to all the other amphibians, and even mammals,” says Professor Dr. Lennart Olsson from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany). Professor Olsson’s research group for Systematic Zoology examines these animals’s special secret of success. “We are interested in how the frogs developed in such a great variety and which evolutionary new development is responsible for making frogs so particularly successful,” Jennifer Schmidt from Olsson’s team explains.