Hainan knobby newt

Hainan knobby newt

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Tylototriton hainanensis

The Hainan knobby newt is a species of salamander in the family Salamandridae. It is found only in the island of Hainan, China. It is known from the Wuzhi Mountains, Diaoluoshan, and Jianfengling. All these locations are nature reserves. Nevertheless, the species is threatened by habitat loss and degradation due to agriculture, clear-cutting and infrastructure development for tourist activities.

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1. Hainan knobby newt Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hainan_knobby_newt
2. Hainan knobby newt on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/59483/11933304

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