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Rough-skinned newt

Taricha granulosa


Brown with rough granular skin on top and yellowish underneath. Adults are 5.6-8.7 cm snout to vent length (12.5-22 cm total length). Considered the most toxic newt in North America. Toxins are secreted through glands in the skin.


Spotted in mixed woods on a rainy day.

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Snoqualmie, Washington, United States

Spotted on Oct 28, 2021
Submitted on Oct 29, 2021

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