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Checklists of Exmoor's Wildlife
In 1996 ENHS produced The Flora and Fauna of Exmoor National Park listing 8243 species which had been recorded. (Now out of print). Since then there have been a number of additions published annually in Exmoor Naturalist magazine. The following lists show what we have recorded so far and it is hoped there will be future updates.

Amphibians
Warty Newt Triturus cristatus Known at Selworthy c1950 but no recent records.
Smooth Newt Triturus vulgaris More terrestrial than other species; easily confused with Palmate Newt which is the common Exmoor newt. No recent records.
Palmate Newt Triturus helveticus Breeds in shallow water, puddles, ponds and garden pools, also in brackish water. Occurs on the moor and on coastal marsh. Adults found in various habitats near breeding sites.
Common Toad Bufo bufo Widespread and common in various fairly dry places except in breeding season when it seeks ponds and pools on moorland and gardens.
Common Frog Rana temporaria Very common in damp places.

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