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“The Eye of a Newt” This fellow was trying to pretend I was not there. I had already picked it up (couldn’t resist! They are rather cute.) and put it back down in the leaf litter where it blended in with its surroundings. It then remained motionless completely ignoring the flash and becoming the perfect photographic model. Canada,Fall,Geotagged,Rough-skinned newt,Taricha granulosa Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

“The Eye of a Newt”

This fellow was trying to pretend I was not there. I had already picked it up (couldn’t resist! They are rather cute.) and put it back down in the leaf litter where it blended in with its surroundings. It then remained motionless completely ignoring the flash and becoming the perfect photographic model.

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  1. Fantastic capture Posted one year ago
    1. Jose, 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 19, 2018. Captured Nov 16, 2018 13:10 in Hanks Beach, hanks beach cortes island, Canada.
  • E-M5MarkII
  • f/13.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO1000
  • 60mm