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Rough-skinned Newt

Taricha granulosa

Description:

The terrestial stage (or eft) of the Rough Skinned Newt. Rough and grainy on top, pretty orange underneath, with those pretty silvery irises.

Habitat:

Dense, rainy forests, streams, and pools.

Notes:

Please do not eat the newts! They're poisonous (not venomous). What an amazing critter.

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3 Comments

MitchRay
MitchRay 8 years ago

I see what you mean

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 8 years ago

Love it, almost looks like a child's toy :)

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 8 years ago

Excellent Mitch! Looking forward to seeing your Oregon critters on Noah.

MitchRay
Spotted by
MitchRay

Cascade Locks, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Jun 8, 2012
Submitted on Jun 11, 2012

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