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Newt World

Underwater footage of Smooth newts (Lissotriton vulgaris) and the larger Great Crested newts (Triturus cristatus) in a Herefordshire pond: We see the juvenile Smooth Newts playing, then the mature males chasing females, followed by the impressive Great Crested newts 'hanging out', doing a courtship display, laying eggs then fertilising them and finally a baby eft, with tiny external gills swims off into the aquatic forest...
Filmed with various action cameras on the end of a pole.... 2021/ 22/ 23 in a small domestic pond deep in the English countryside