Spanish ribbed newts are relatively large newts, reaching up to 30 cm (12 in) in the wild. The Spanish ribbed newt more than lives up to its name One amphibian has evolved a bizarre and gruesome defence mechanism to protect itself against predators. Best kept fully aquatic with a small land... preloved.co.uk . Spanish ribbed newt is a species of newt occurring only in central and southern Iberian Peninsula and Morocco. The Iberian ribbed newt, or Spanish ribbed newt, is a newt local to the central and southern Iberian Peninsula and Morocco. When attacked, the Spanish ribbed newt pushes out its ribs until they pierce through its body, exposing a row of bones that act like poisonous barbs. Spanish Ribbed Newt (#10627) Click for hi-res image or caption. They have been on six missions so far.… Spanish Ribbed Newt. It is the largest species of newt in Europe. 26 days ago. Live Arrival Guarantee! Their flat shape is an adaptation that enables them to … Report. Certain newts can attack a predator in a way that brings to mind the character Wolverine from X-Men. Report. Awesome Spanish Ribbed Newts for sale at the lowest prices only at Underground Reptiles. Pleurodeles waltl is a member of the newt family, it is more commonly known as the Ribbed newt, Iberian ribbed newt or even the Spanish ribbed newt. Ships Priority Overnight. 10 Spanish Ribbed Newts! Save. Share. Like. It is known for its sharp ribs which can puncture through its sides, and as such is also called the sharp-ribbed newt. These newts have a flattened appearance, with a large flat head with eyes that look slightly upward. Today, I want to write about a very unusual amphibian, the Iberian ribbed newt. Here are five interesting facts about them: This large salamander grows up to 30 cm long. The common names are derived from two things, its natural locality which is the Iberian peninsula where it is commonly found to the south of this land mass but it is also found in Morocco. Fire belly newts for sale. Iberian ribbed newts are often used on space missions to see how they develop in those situations. Hertfordshire, East of England. The species is known for its sharp ribs which can puncture through the sides of the body. At approximately one month old you can attempt to offer small newt or aquaculture pelleted food, but continue to feed live blackworms until they readily accept the non-living food items. Typical captive specimens reach 15 - 20 cm (6 - 8 in). Pleurodeles waltl Captive Bred Naturally Occurring Out Of Spain, Portugal, And Morocco Approximately 1.5-3 Inches In Total Length Usually Getting To 8-9 Inches In Total Length Set Ups For This Animal Are Very Basic And Low Maintenance, No Light Or Heat Required These Do Great In Groups And Its Fun To Watch Them Interact Eating various Pellets And Pinhead Crickets Origin: Domestically Produced Seller: Critter Castle Pets And Supplies MorphMarket Member. Spanish Ribbed. 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