Eft is a small-sized semi-aquatic amphibian species native to North America, Europe, North Africa, Asia. Those species can live both on land and in the water. It looks like a cross between a frog and a lizard.
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NAME & SCIENTIFIC NAME
Their scientific name is Pleurodelinae. They are also known as Newt.
Efts belong to the family Salamandridae. It is a species of salamander. There are 100 species in the world. Their conservation status is 'Endangered' due to hunting, habitat loss. These species are listed on the red list on ICUN.
HABITAT & LIVING LOCATION
Eft is found in North America, Europe, North Africa, Asia. They are habitats such as ponds, small lakes, ditches, marshes.
Eft is a small-sized amphibian species. They have lizard-shaped bodies with four legs and long tails. They have smooth and moist skin. Males are larger than females. An adult length around 2 cm to 9.5 cm. Their weight around 2 g to 12 g.
Eft is mainly part of the Carnivore diet, which means they eat meats. They mostly eat brine shrimp, bloodworms.
LIFESPAN & LIFESTYLE
Their lifespan up to 6 to 14 years in the wild. Eft is diurnal and solitary animal. But sometimes they live in a small group.
At the age of 2 to 3 years males and females, are ready to sexually mature. After the incubation period lasts around 10 to 20 days. Eft lays 300 eggs in a breeding season. The young are called tadpoles.