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A Smiling Rough Skinned Newt! I think it is smiling because of all the Globular Springtails covering the rock it is sitting on. Canada,Fall,Geotagged,Rough-skinned newt,Taricha granulosa Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

A Smiling Rough Skinned Newt!

I think it is smiling because of all the Globular Springtails covering the rock it is sitting on.

    comments (9)

  1. Love it! ...and the springtails too! Posted one year ago
    1. I never realized that the insects were there until I looked at the photo after transferring it to the iPad. A surprise for me. Posted one year ago
      1. Definitely a nice surprise :) Posted one year ago
  2. Great shot!! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you, Lisa. Posted one year ago
  3. Excellent! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks, Ferdy Posted one year ago
  4. Beautiful close up! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you. Posted one year ago

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The rough-skinned newt is a North American newt known for the strong toxin exuded from its skin.

Similar species: Salamanders
Species identified by gary fast
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By gary fast

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Uploaded Nov 17, 2018. Captured Nov 16, 2018 13:41 in Hanks Beach, hanks beach cortes island, Canada.
  • E-M5MarkII
  • f/14.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO1000
  • 60mm