male gcn swimming, Dave Kilbey

Leaping forward for reptiles and amphibians

Froglife is a national wildlife charity committed to the conservation of amphibians and reptiles – frogs, toads, newts, snakes and lizards – and saving the habitats they depend on.

  • Croaking Science: Courtship & Reproductive Behaviour in Newts and Salamanders
  • Courtship and reproductive behaviour in newts and salamanders Courtship behaviour in newts and salamanders is very different to that of frogs and toads (anurans). In anurans, fertilisation is external so the male expels his sperm whilst the female lays her eggs. However, in newts and salamanders, fertilisation is internal. The male deposits a sperm package, …Read More.

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