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roughed skinned newt

Taricha granulosa

Description:

Female heavy with eggs. The rough skinned newt can be toxic if eaten. A fatality in Oregon has been recorded after a newt was ingested

Habitat:

forest clearing: cultivated garden/ water garden


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4 Comments

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 months ago

There are some stories about people dipping water from a slow moving stream to boil for coffee... always thought they were apocryphal, but then I read the snippet about a verified death...

OMG who would do that...

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 months ago

sorry - must have gotten distracted mid-sentence. edited it

I do not understand...this part...A fatality in Oregon has been recorded...

Oregon, USA

Lat: 43.18, Long: -124.18

Spotted on Jan 31, 2018
Submitted on Jul 30, 2018

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