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California Newt

Taricha torosa

Description:

Small orange-ish newt.

Habitat:

Found in pool of water, no more than 1.5 ft deep at most, that was part of a small creek.

Notes:

Found in Winterwren Creek on a small trail in the Santa Cruz mountains.

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California Newt
Taricha torosa Taricha torosa - California Newt


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2 Comments

Jellis
Jellis 8 years ago

By the image it's hard to tell in being underwater. This might help.
http://www.californiaherps.com/salamande...

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

This might be a California Newt, Taricha torosa. Also salamanders are amphibians and belong in that category instead of other :)

treelessmountain
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treelessmountain

Gilroy, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 2, 2013
Submitted on Mar 7, 2013

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